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For Their Own Cause, a history of the 27th U.S. Colored Troops, is reviewed on H-War

Oct 22nd, 2018 | Filed as: News

Author Kelly Mezurek’s history of the 27th U.S. colored troops, For Their Own Cause, is favorably reviewed in H-War, the network for military scholarship.
“Mezurek sets a positive directive for scholars interested in African American men’s martial involvement in the Civil War and their stake in late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century US politics.”


(Book excerpt) Baseball Goes West on Start Spreading the News Blog

Oct 19th, 2018 | Filed as: News

Yankees blog Start Spreading the News brings us an excerpt from our new book Baseball Goes West by Lincoln A. Mitchell
“The Giants always had to share their northern Manhattan fan base with another team. The Yankees made their first home in Hilltop Park located in Northern Manhattan around 165th and Broadway, before sharing the Polo [...]


Meade author John Selby is interviewed on his upcoming book in Civil War Books and Authors

Oct 10th, 2018 | Filed as: News

John G. Selby is interviewed by Civil War Books and Authors on his upcoming book Meade: The Price of Command 1863–1865. He discusses the book and the controversial legacy of General George G. Meade, Civil War commander of the Army of the Potomac.
“It actually began with me questioning the central premise of most of the [...]


Baseball Goes West author Lincoln A. Mitchell writes on Drysdale, Koufax, and collective bargaining on

Oct 9th, 2018 | Filed as: News

Lincoln A. Mitchell, author of the upcoming KSU Press title Baseball Goes West: The Dodgers, the Giants, and the Shaping of the Major Leagues, gives insight into the labor practices of Major League Baseball in this informative Salon article.
“In addition to being great pitchers and part of the celebrity scene in Southern California in the [...]


The Insanity Defense and the Mad Murderess of Shaker Heights featured on

Oct 1st, 2018 | Filed as: News

The Akron Beacon Journal explores “Murderous Topics” including the case of Mariann Colby from our book The Insanity Defense and the Mad Murderous of Shaker Heights by William L. Tabac.


A Family and Nation under Fire Offers “valuable insights” according to Civil War Books and Authors website

Sep 27th, 2018 | Filed as: News

Another excellent review by the website Civil War Books and Authors sums up Georgiann Baldino’s book A Family and Nation under Fire: The Civil War Letters and Journals of William and Joseph Medill like this:
“The volume’s collection of Medill family letters and dairies, in conjunction with Georgiann Baldino’s expansive editing, represents a significant contribution to [...]


Wick Poetry winner Julia Kolchinsky Dasbach “reports” the news with a poet’s insight.

Sep 6th, 2018 | Filed as: News

“Startling” and “profound” are two ways to describe Wick Poetry Winner Julia Kolchinsky Dasbach’s writing for Poets Reading the News. In a series of articles on parenting in an age of mass gun violence she lends her distinct voice during troubling times. There’s more than one way to “report” the news.


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