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The Vietnam War and American Culture(s), Part 3: “Passionate Historians,” and Selected Sources on the Vietnam War

[NOTE:  It’s awfully easy to stereotype historians as calm, objective, even bloodless observers of the past, especially when you read a garden-variety history textbook.  But, when one moves to more specialized works, there is room for a historian to bring … Continue reading

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Georgia and the American Revolution, V: The Divided Whigs of Revolutionary Georgia, 1775-1783 (In Pursuit of Dead Georgians, 16)

[Note: This  is the final post in a series on the American Revolution in Georgia.  For earlier ones–Part I; Part II; Part III; Part IV.  A list of suggested readings follows the end of this post.   What follows is the … Continue reading

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Muchas Gracias: Responding to a “Thankfulness Challenge”

[NOTE: Much of this post originated as a series of “status updates” on Facebook.  I have made a few minor revisions and appended some comments.] * * * * *                           Day 1:  A friend nominated me to undertake a ten-day “challenge,” listing … Continue reading

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