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Civil War Time: Temporality And Identity In America, 1861-1865, Amy R. Minton Dec 2006

Civil War Time: Temporality And Identity In America, 1861-1865, Amy R. Minton

Civil War Book Review

Perception and Relativity

The Experience of Time during the Civil War

During the first half of the 19th century, Americans both North and South participated in multiple, and sometimes overlapping, systems of time. These included the natural time of the seasons, individual days, ....


What Caused The Civil War?: Reflections On The South And Southern History, Edward L. Ayers Dec 2006

What Caused The Civil War?: Reflections On The South And Southern History, Edward L. Ayers

Civil War Book Review

Edward L. Ayers is the Hugh P. Kelly Professor of History and dean of the College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences at the University of Virginia. His book, In the Presence of Mine Enemies: The Civil War in the Heart of America, 1859-1863, won the Bancroft Prize and the Albert J. Be....


Rediscovering Civil War Classics:The Shattered Dream Of Childhood, David Madden Dec 2006

Rediscovering Civil War Classics:The Shattered Dream Of Childhood, David Madden

Civil War Book Review

I conceived this column in a dream early one morning and I am writing it soon after. In Faulkner's imagination in The Bear, America was an Edenic dream baptized in its childhood in the nightmare of slavery and revolution and finally shattered in the Civil War and Reconstruction. The cle....


The Voyage Of The Css Shenandoah: A Memorable Cruise, William H. Roberts Dec 2006

The Voyage Of The Css Shenandoah: A Memorable Cruise, William H. Roberts

Civil War Book Review

Life on a Confederate Raider

Timeless and Bound

The Voyage of the CSS Shenandoah is the cruise journal of Lt. William Conway Whittle, Jr., the executive officer (second in command) of the Confederate commerce raider Shenandoah. Lucid and detailed, Whittle's writing ....


Uncle Tom Mania: Slavery, Minstrelsy, And Transatlantic Culture In The 1850s, Elizabeth Ammons Dec 2006

Uncle Tom Mania: Slavery, Minstrelsy, And Transatlantic Culture In The 1850s, Elizabeth Ammons

Civil War Book Review

Pop Culture Icon

Interpretations of the Effect of Stowe's Novel

When Harriet Beecher Stowe visited the White House in the 1860s, President Lincoln is said to have greeted her with the words: So you are the little lady who started the great war. Today, while historians debate abo....


Justice Curtis In The Civil War Era: At The Crossroads Of American Constitutionalism, Michael C. Berheide Dec 2006

Justice Curtis In The Civil War Era: At The Crossroads Of American Constitutionalism, Michael C. Berheide

Civil War Book Review

Let Us Now Praise Practical MenBenjamin Curtis and he Dangers of Principled Pragmatism

Benjamin Curtis served on the U.S. Supreme Court from 1851 to 1857, and was intellectually active during a time of intense and widespread debate about the meaning of various Constitutional provisions, an....


Mary Edwards Walker: Above And Beyond, Giselle Roberts Dec 2006

Mary Edwards Walker: Above And Beyond, Giselle Roberts

Civil War Book Review

A Life of Service

Defying Convention and Attaining the Medal of Honour

Perhaps the most frustrating problem facing any historian is finding an interesting story that deserves to be told, yet lacks the necessary primary material to tell it fully. In his new book, Mary Edward....


Tennessee's Radical Army: The State Guard And Its Role In Reconstruction, 1867-1869, Christopher Phillips Dec 2006

Tennessee's Radical Army: The State Guard And Its Role In Reconstruction, 1867-1869, Christopher Phillips

Civil War Book Review

Political Partisans

Ordering a Conquered Province

The scene is all too familiar. In the aftermath of a war of invasion, one that divided local residents just as it did the society of the invading armies, a violent, homegrown insurgency quickly emerged to displace the provisional au....


The Confederate States Of America: What Might Have Been, John S. Benson Dec 2006

The Confederate States Of America: What Might Have Been, John S. Benson

Civil War Book Review

We All Whistle Dixie

The World of a Split Polity

What if? This is a favorite subject for many civil war buffs. What if Stonewall Jackson had lived and marched with Robert E. Lee to Gettysburg? What if Lee's orders for troop movements were not lost and subsequently retrieved by U....


The Death And Resurrection Of Jefferson Davis, Jeffrey Elton Anderson Dec 2006

The Death And Resurrection Of Jefferson Davis, Jeffrey Elton Anderson

Civil War Book Review

Lest We Forget, Lest We Forget

The Life of the Legend of Jefferson Davis

Moving is not a word one associates with histories of memory. Donald E. Collins's Death and Resurrection of Jefferson Davis is an exception to that rule. In large part, the emotional po....


Annotations, Cwbr_Editor Dec 2006

Annotations, Cwbr_Editor

Civil War Book Review

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What Lincoln Believed: The Values And Convictions Of America's Greatest President, Frank J. Williams Dec 2006

What Lincoln Believed: The Values And Convictions Of America's Greatest President, Frank J. Williams

Civil War Book Review

Presidential Values

The Inner Thoughts of Abraham Lincoln

Michl Lind presents an ambivalent picture of Lincoln in this book--it is almost schizophrenic. On the one hand he praises him as the Great Democrat who preserved America's experiment in self-government during an undemocrat....


The Civil War In History And Memory, Christopher Skye Freeman Dec 2006

The Civil War In History And Memory, Christopher Skye Freeman

Civil War Book Review

It has been a difficult time for the Civil War Book Review and the rest of the Louisiana community the past several months. In the aftermath of Katrina, Frank Hardie, both my successor and predecessor as editor of the Review, was forced through difficult circumstances to leave Louisiana and ....


Donnybrook: The Battle Of Bull Run, 1861, Stacy D. Allen Dec 2006

Donnybrook: The Battle Of Bull Run, 1861, Stacy D. Allen

Civil War Book Review

Shattered Expectations

The Battle for Manassas

With the publication of this book, David Detzer, professor emeritus of history with Connecticut State University, follows his widely acclaimed Allegiance: Fort Sumter, Charleston and the Beginning of the Civil War with a ma....


Mark Twain In Japan: The Cultural Reception Of An American Icon, Russell Reising Dec 2006

Mark Twain In Japan: The Cultural Reception Of An American Icon, Russell Reising

Civil War Book Review

American Literature in an Eastern Culture

Japanese Interpretation and Absorption of Mark Twain

Tsuyoshi Ishihara's study of the Japanese reception of Mark Twain may not be of much interest to those with a narrow focus on the American Civil War. On the other hand, it is of immense....


Mcclellan's War, Russel H. Beatie Dec 2006

Mcclellan's War, Russel H. Beatie

Civil War Book Review

The Controversial Commander

Little Mac, Lincoln, and the Army of the Potomac

Bashers beware! Your days of unbridled freedom have come to an end; you can no longer say anything, use the sources carelessly, or announce irrational conclusions. White knights are not "rescuing" the ....


The Visualization Of Cartographic Information: A Review Essay Of Six Civil War Atlases, James D. Hardy Jr., Leonard J. Hochberg Dec 2006

The Visualization Of Cartographic Information: A Review Essay Of Six Civil War Atlases, James D. Hardy Jr., Leonard J. Hochberg

Civil War Book Review

The Visualization of Cartographic Information: A Review Essay of Six Civil War Atlases

by Hardy, Jr. James D. and Hochberg, Leonard J. Issue: Winter 2006Acknowledgement: This essay would not have been possible had the authors not worked with Professor Edward Whiting Fox, historian, c....


Lost Triumph: Lee's Real Plan At Gettysburg Û And Why It Failed, B. F. Cooling Dec 2006

Lost Triumph: Lee's Real Plan At Gettysburg Û And Why It Failed, B. F. Cooling

Civil War Book Review

An Overarching Stratagem

The Confederate Battle Plan at Gettysburg

Will the battle of Gettysburg never cease to fascinate us? Is there a student or historian of the Civil War û dead, alive or yet to be born û who hasn't, doesn't or will not dream of writing some new breakthrough....


Civil War Treasures: Prompt Succorboston Nun Offers Comfort To New Orleans Prisoner, Leah W. Jewett Dec 2006

Civil War Treasures: Prompt Succorboston Nun Offers Comfort To New Orleans Prisoner, Leah W. Jewett

Civil War Book Review

New Acquisitions in the

Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections,

LSU Libraries' Special Collections

A Sailor's Life

Collection: Robert A. Mullen correspondence, Mss. 4140, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, L....


The Lincolns In The White House: Four Years That Shattered A Family, Pederson. William D. Dec 2006

The Lincolns In The White House: Four Years That Shattered A Family, Pederson. William D.

Civil War Book Review

The East Wing in Crisis

Civil Strife in the Presidential Family

The author of a half-dozen popular histories of the Vatican, World War II, the British royalty and the American civil rights movement, Jerrold M. Packard enters the crowded field of Lincoln studies with this book. It....


Cities Of The Dead: Contesting The Memory Of The Civil War In The South, 1865-1914, Geraldo Lujan Cadava Dec 2006

Cities Of The Dead: Contesting The Memory Of The Civil War In The South, 1865-1914, Geraldo Lujan Cadava

Civil War Book Review

Continual Strife and Public Memory

Commemorations in the aftermath of the War

In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, many in the Gulf Coast region worried that flood waters would raise the water table and push airtight coffins to the earth's surface, sending them floating down ci....


Defining Moments: African American Commemoration & Political Culture In The South, 1863-1913, Mitch Kachun Dec 2006

Defining Moments: African American Commemoration & Political Culture In The South, 1863-1913, Mitch Kachun

Civil War Book Review

African American Commemorations

The Control of Past and a Hold on the Future

In 1989 David W. Blight's Frederick Douglass' Civil War helped pave the way for increasing scholarly attention to the ways in which the then emergent field of memory studies might be applied to th....


Major General Isaac Ridgeway Trimble: Biography Of A Baltimore Confederate, John Deppen Dec 2006

Major General Isaac Ridgeway Trimble: Biography Of A Baltimore Confederate, John Deppen

Civil War Book Review

Psychology of a General

An Experiment and Exploration of Character

Leslie Tucker's new book on Confederate Maj. Gen. Isaac Ridgeway Trimble is as much of a biographical experiment as it is a review of the facts of Trimble's long and accomplished life. The experiment succeeds, bu....


Faculty Senate Resolution 07-01, Louisiana State University And Agricultural & Mechanical College Nov 2006

Faculty Senate Resolution 07-01, Louisiana State University And Agricultural & Mechanical College

LSU Faculty Senate Publications

Faculty Senate Resolution regarding reconsideration of the Fall academic calendar; tabled, not adopted.


F06rs Sgr No. 18 (Student Tickets), Hodge, Esfeller Oct 2006

F06rs Sgr No. 18 (Student Tickets), Hodge, Esfeller

Student Senate Enrolled Legislation

A RESOLUTION

To voice opposition to the Athletic Department’s decision to re-sell student tickets to the general public and affirm support for no decrease in the ticket allocation to the student or organizational student sections in the future.


F06rs Sgr No. 13 (Gameday Parking), Esfeller Oct 2006

F06rs Sgr No. 13 (Gameday Parking), Esfeller

Student Senate Enrolled Legislation

A RESOLUTION

To urge and request the Department of Residential Life to continue the West Nicholson Apartments Game Day Parking Project


F06rs Sgr No. 5 (Required Fee), Hodge Oct 2006

F06rs Sgr No. 5 (Required Fee), Hodge

Student Senate Enrolled Legislation

A RESOLUTION

To urge and request that chancellor Sean O’Keefe, reconsider and revise the scope of the Student Required Fee Committee and reject fee increases of student recommended fees without a student vote.


F06rs Sgb No. 3 (Amend Budget), Martin, Bergeron Oct 2006

F06rs Sgb No. 3 (Amend Budget), Martin, Bergeron

Student Senate Enrolled Legislation

A Bill

To amend the Student Government General Operating Budget for FY 2006-2007 (Act No. 1 of the 2006-2007 First Extraordinary Session) to provide for legislative salaries; to provide for related matters


F06rs Sgb No. 4 (Funds For Service), Hodge Oct 2006

F06rs Sgb No. 4 (Funds For Service), Hodge

Student Senate Enrolled Legislation

A BILL

To Allocate $5,292 to Student Government for a campus-wide service project in New Orleans


F06rs Sgb No. 23 (Rowing), Hodge Oct 2006

F06rs Sgb No. 23 (Rowing), Hodge

Student Senate Enrolled Legislation

A BILL

To appropriate funds of the Student Senate Contingency to the Rowing Club at LSU