From the Desk of Carol Gelderman: James A. Wormley, States’ Rights, and the Federal Government

  Carol Gelderman is a Distinguished Professor of English at the University of New Orleans. She has written eight books, including A Free Man of Color and His Hotel (Potomac Books, 2012). James Wormley, the free man of color of the book’s … Continue reading From the Desk of Carol Gelderman: James A. Wormley, States’ Rights, and the Federal Government

From the Desk of David Bristow: Take a Cat on Your Next Airship Voyage

David Bristow is an associate director at the Nebraska State Historical Society, where he serves as the journal editor of Nebraska History and book editor for the society’s scholarly and popular books. He is the author of Sky Sailors: True Stories of the Balloon … Continue reading From the Desk of David Bristow: Take a Cat on Your Next Airship Voyage

From the Desk of Lina del Castillo: “Colonial Legacies” of Latin America

Lina del Castillo is an assistant professor of history and Latin American studies at the University of Texas at Austin. She is the author of Crafting a Republic for the World Scientific, Geographic, and Historiographic Inventions of Colombia (June 2018).   For generations, … Continue reading From the Desk of Lina del Castillo: “Colonial Legacies” of Latin America