Monthly Archives: April 2016

“A Citizen,” “Cursory Remarks on Men and Measures in Georgia” (1784): Historical Problem, 4–The Pamphlet

“A Citizen,” Cursory Remarks on Men and Measures in Georgia. N.p., 1784.  Microprint:  American Antiquarian Society, Worcester, Mass.  30 pp. [NOTE:  If you have read the previous posts in this series, you know that you have embarked on an “historical problem,” … Continue reading

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Blues Masters from the Delta (Blues Stories, 21)

 A Review of Ted Gioia, Delta Blues: The Life and Times of the Mississippi Masters Who Revolutionized American Music. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 2008. [NOTE: Once upon a time,  I hoped to write a book on the origins … Continue reading

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