- James I. Robertson Jr., Exacting Civil War Historian, Dies at 89, via @nytimes https://t.co/TdDmDH60xf 07:05:20 AM November 16, 2019 from NYTimes for iPad - Breaking N...
- When James Baldwin Squared Off Against William F. Buckley Jr., via @nytimes https://t.co/JLwPaoYi9L 07:03:05 AM November 16, 2019 from NYTimes for iPad - Breaking N...
- Fabulous interview with my @BigTenAcademic Leadership Fellow and colleague @UNLincoln Megan Elliott on the new Dig… https://t.co/2TSfxrRRMG 11:05:19 AM November 12, 2019 from Twitter Web App
- Renegotiating the Archive: Scholarly Practice in the Digital Age
- What is Digital Scholarship? A Typology
- Why the Digital, Why the Digital Liberal Arts? (Middlebury College, December 2014)
- The Future of Digital History, #rrchnm20
- O Say Can You See Project on Early Washington, D.C. first release: petitions for freedom
Category Archives: politics
Last night I went on C-Span with Michael Kazin (Georgetown University) to discuss William Jennings Bryan. The C-Span series The Contenders looks at presidential candidates who did not win the office but changed American history. Bryan, of course, is their … Continue reading
In 2010 France’s state-run railroad, SNCF (Societe Nationale des Chemins de fer Francais), apologized for its role in the deportation of tens of thousands of Jews during World War II. Expressing “sorrow and regret,” the company’s apology came only after … Continue reading
In April 2011 we will be 150 years from the secession of Virginia and the upper South from the United States to join the just formed Confederate States of America. Led by South Carolina in December 1860, seven “deep South” … Continue reading
Although the Union Pacific was built across the Nebraska prairie in the late 1860s, there were other routes and plans competing for U.S. government and foreign investment in the 1850s. Across vast sections of the middle United States, Indian nations … Continue reading
For the last several years a controversy has unfolded in the southeastern corner of Wyoming that might have importance well beyond that corner of the United States. The dispute involves deeds issued by the Union Pacific Railroad in and around … Continue reading