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A Family and Nation under Fire is 2018 Foreword INDIES finalist

Mar 20th, 2019 | Filed as: News

Congratulations to Georgiann Baldino. Her book A Family and Nation under Fire: The Civil War Letters and Journals of William and Joseph Medill is a 2018 Foreword INDIES finalist in the History (adult non-fiction) category.
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2019 Hubbell Prize awarded to Zachery A. Fry

Mar 19th, 2019 | Filed as: CWH Journal, Hubbell Prize, News

Zachery A. Fry has won the John T. Hubbell Prize for the best article published in Civil War History during 2018.  His study, “McClellan’s Epidemic:  Disease and Discord at Harrison’s Landing, July-August 1862,” appeared in the March 2018 issue of Civil War History.  The prize recipient was selected by the journal’s editorial advisory board.  The prize earns the recipient a $1,000 award from The Kent State University Press.


Kirkus Reviews The Insanity Defense and the Mad Murderess of Shaker Heights

Mar 18th, 2019 | Filed as: News

Kirkus Reviews The Insanity Defense and the Mad Murderess of Shaker Heights Examining the Trial of Mariann Colby by William L. Tabac
“Did Colby get away with murder? You be the judge. Recommended.”
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“Our Little Monitor” is a “big deal” according to Hampton Roads Naval Museum

Mar 18th, 2019 | Filed as: News

The Hampton Roads Naval Museum reviews “Our Little Monitor“: The Greatest Invention of the Civil War by Anna Gibson Holloway and Jonathan W. White.
“This book will undoubtedly set a standard for Monitor research in the future and should be included in any serious historiography. It ought to be considered a “must” for any serious student of the [...]


The Belle of Bedford Avenue author Virginia McConnell interviewed on

Mar 18th, 2019 | Filed as: News

Don’t miss this informative interview with Virginia McConnell at
In her, The Belle of Bedford Avenue: The Sensational Brooks-Burns Murder in Turn-of-the-Century New York, Virginia A. McConnell explores what happened in decisive and painstaking detail. National headlines of the day read “Brooklyn is a Modern Sodom” and called the situation a “disgusting state of affairs.” But VICE [...]


Learning to Heal reviewed in Nursing Stories

Mar 14th, 2019 | Filed as: News

“The stories and poems in this anthology are varied, educational, entertaining, and poignant. Whether the reader is a nurse or not, all will learn that nursing has come a long way as Learning to Heal stories excellently show…”
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Find out more about Learning to Heal: Reflections on Nursing School in Poetry and Prose.


Press author Angela Zombek is the featured speaker during Living History Weekend

Mar 8th, 2019 | Filed as: News

Penitentiaries, Punishment, and Military Prisons author Angela M. Zombek is the featured speaker during Living History Weekend at Andersonville National Historic Site. She’ll speak on the topic ”Catholics in Captivity: Finding God at Andersonville”
“Andersonville National Historic Site holds a Living History Weekend each year in March. During this event, living historians and park staff share stories of [...]


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