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  • Civil War Times Magazine

    CWT Book Review: At the Precipice

    At the Precipice: Americans North and South During the Secession Crisis  by Shearer Davis Bowman, University of North Carolina Press “We rely on the Bible as authority for the establishment of slavery among men,” Senator Jefferson...

  • Civil War Times Magazine

    Ural on URLs: Furman University

    history.furman.edu/editorials/see.py As we mark the 150th anniversary of secession, it’s worth taking a moment to reflect on the factors that led to the Union’s collapse. One site offers a wonderful opportunity to do this: “The...

  • CIVIL WAR TIMES MAGAZINE

    Out West

    The importance, or lack thereof, of the various western theaters of war The West has achieved new prominence in recent literature on the Civil War and Reconstruction. Some authors believe that the war, post-Appomattox events, and the West...

  • American History Magazine

    Letters from Readers- American History October 2013

    Target: POTUS In recounting the attempted assassination of President Ronald Reagan (“Reagan Reborn,” August 2013), H.W. Brands correctly states, “No other president in American history had recovered from a gunshot wound sustained...

  • MHQ

    6 Questions | Author Paul Starobin

    PAUL STAROBIN is a frequent contributor to the Atlantic and New Republic and was the Moscow bureau chief for Business Week. His writing has appeared in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal,...