From the Desk of Liza Black: The Book Warner Bros. Didn’t Want me to Write

Liza Black is a citizen of Cherokee Nation and the author of Picturing Indians: Native Americans in Film, 1941-1960 (Nebraska, 2020). She works as an assistant professor of history and Native American and Indigenous studies at Indiana University. Harry Smith, a … Continue reading From the Desk of Liza Black: The Book Warner Bros. Didn’t Want me to Write

From the Desk of Claire M. Wolnisty: A Different Manifest Destiny

Claire M. Wolnisty is an assistant professor of history at Austin College and the author of A Different Manifest Destiny: U.S. Southern Identity and Citizenship in Nineteenth-Century South America (Nebraska, 2020). When I began research in U.S. Civil War Era history, … Continue reading From the Desk of Claire M. Wolnisty: A Different Manifest Destiny

From the Desk of Thomas Wolf: Starting with a Convict, Compassion, and the Cubs

Thomas Wolf has written numerous articles on baseball history and is the coauthor of Midnight Assassin: A Murder in America’s Heartland. The Called Shot: Babe Ruth, the Chicago Cubs, and the Unforgettable Major League Baseball Season of 1932 is now available. On … Continue reading From the Desk of Thomas Wolf: Starting with a Convict, Compassion, and the Cubs

Robert Fitts at Home: On Writing and Japanese Baseball History

Robert Fitts is the author of Mashi: The Unfulfilled Baseball Dreams of Masanori Murakami, the First Japanese Major Leaguer (Nebraska, 2015), Wally Yonamine: The Man Who Changed Baseball (Nebraska, 2008), and Banzai Babe Ruth: Baseball, Espionage, and Assassination during the 1934 Tour of Japan (Nebraska, 2012), winner … Continue reading Robert Fitts at Home: On Writing and Japanese Baseball History