Book Birthdays celebrate one year of a book’s life in tweets, reviews, and more. This month we’re saying Happy First Book Birthday to Amiable Scoundrel: Simon Cameron, Lincoln’s Scandalous Secretary of War (Potomac Books, 2016) by Paul Kahan! Kahan is a lecturer at Ohlone … Continue reading Happy Book Birthday to Amiable Scoundrel!
The following contribution is by Brent M. Rogers, author of Unpopuar Sovereignty: Mormons and the Federal Management of Early Utah Territory (Nebraska 2017). Rogers is a historian and documentary editor for the Joseph Smith Papers. He is also an instructor of history and religious … Continue reading From the Desk of Brent Rogers: Fit for Self-Governance
The following is an excerpt from Fit for the Presidency?: Winners, Losers, What-Ifs, and Also-Rans (January 2017) by Seymour Morris Jr. Morris is a former political pollster, head of corporate communications, and international entrepreneur. He is the author of American History Revised: 200 Facts … Continue reading Excerpt: Fit for the Presidency?
An excerpt from The Civil War and Reconstruction in Indian Territory (December 2015) edited and with an introduction by Bradley R. Clampitt. 1 Bitter Legacy The Battle Front Richard B. McCaslin Abraham Lincoln never read Clausewitz, but if he … Continue reading EXCERPT: The Civil War and Reconstruction in Indian Territory