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Emerging Civil War calls The Political Transformation of David Tod “…one of the more insightful monographs on Northern [Civil War] politics…”

Feb 27th, 2024 | Filed as: News

Don’t miss this in-depth review of The Political Transformation of David Tod: Governing Ohio during the Height of the Civil War from EmergingCivilWar.com
“Lambert’s book renders the complicated story of Tod’s metamorphosis from Democrat to Lincoln ally clear and accessible. He also shows how malleable partisan identity could be in the cauldron of the Civil War […]

 


VII: Journal of the Marion E. Wade Center looks at Inkling, Historian, Soldier, and Brother: A Life of Warren Hamilton Lewis

Feb 25th, 2024 | Filed as: News

VII: Journal of the Marion E. Wade Center looks at Inkling, Historian, Soldier, and Brother: A Life of Warren Hamilton Lewis by Don W. King. Reviewed by Paul E. Michelson, Distinguished Professor of History Emeritus, Huntington University
“Don King’s book is a first-rate piece of work that successfully achieves his goals (and more) in a clear, well-organized, and highly readable fashion. It […]

 


Civil War Monitor reviews From the Wilderness to Appomattox

Feb 23rd, 2024 | Filed as: News

Civil War Monitor reviews From the Wilderness to Appomattox: The Fifteenth New York Heavy Artillery in the Civil War by Edward A. Altemos.
“From the Wilderness to Appomattox is a solid regimental history for an outfit that deserves it. The unit’s ranks spoke German in an age of pervasive nativism, and its service prior to joining Grant’s […]

 


H-Net Online looks at Letters to Lizzie, edited by James M. Scythes

Feb 9th, 2024 | Filed as: News

H-Net Online reviews Letters to Lizzie: The Story of Sixteen Men in the Civil War and the One Woman Who Connected Them All. Ed. James M. Scythes. 
“…the collection will prove useful as a teaching tool, supplying students with primary sources from multiple perspectives in one volume. Scythes also ensures the letters will be easy to read and understand, as […]

 


Review: The Political Transformation of David Tod: Governing Ohio during the Height of the Civil War

Jan 31st, 2024 | Filed as: News

The Warren Tribune Chronicle reviews The Political Transformation of David Tod: Governing Ohio during the Height of the Civil War by Joseph Lambert Jr..
“How do leaders balance the needs of the nation against their own political goals? What are the levers that move a politician to change positions? How did David Tod’s remarkable transformation on […]

 


The Political Transformation of David Tod named a “Best of 2023”

Jan 22nd, 2024 | Filed as: News

The Political Transformation of David Tod: Governing Ohio during the Height of the Civil War is named a “Best of 2023” by Bob on Books blog.
“Though never a presidential candidate, he might be one of Ohio’s greatest political leaders. Ohio was a key to the Union victory, and Tod’s war leadership a major factor in that. Tod […]

 


UC Santa Cruz Newscenter Interviews Sister Tongue زبان خواهر author Farnaz Fatemi

Jan 18th, 2024 | Filed as: News

UC Santa Cruz Newscenter speaks to farina Fatemi Santa Cruz Poet Laureate and author of Sister Tongue.
“Humanities Dean Jasmine Alinder emphasizes the impact Fatemi has had on the Santa Cruz community.
‘Farnaz exemplifies the powerful impact writers and poets have on our local community and society at large,’ Alinder said. ‘I couldn’t be more proud of […]

 


H-Net Online reviews Through Blood and Fire: The Civil War Letters of Major Charles J. Mills, 1862–1865, Revised and Expanded Edition

Jan 18th, 2024 | Filed as: News

“In this updated edition of Through Blood and Fire, Acken demonstrates expertise in his editing of Mills’s letters. He provides detailed annotations about Union Army commanders and Mills’s social circle of elite Bostonians and Harvard alumni… Acken’s superb book deserves a space on the bookshelf of any scholar who studies the Union Army, the experiences […]

 


PRESS RELEASE: No Place for a Woman by Mike Pride earns the inaugural New Hampshire PBS Award for Literary Excellence

Jan 11th, 2024 | Filed as: News

PRESS RELEASE
January 11, 2024
For Immediate Release
330-672-7913, jwiesenb@kent.edu
NO PLACE FOR A WOMAN BY MIKE PRIDE EARNS THE INAUGURAL NEW HAMPSHIRE PBS AWARD FOR LITERARY EXCELLENCE
KENT, Ohio, (January 11, 2024) – The Kent State University Press is proud to announce that Mike Pride’s No Place for a Woman: Harriet Dame’s Civil War has been awarded the first […]

 


Review: Emerging Civil War looks at The Creation of a Crusader by David C. Crago

Jan 9th, 2024 | Filed as: News

Emerging Civil War reviews The Creation of a Crusader: Senator Thomas Morris and the Birth of the Antislavery Movement by David C. Crago.
“Crago’s book fills a void in the understanding of the early, national political leaders of the anti-slavery movement. As he points out, Morris has been overshadowed or ignored in the historiography—much of that […]

 


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