Dixie’s War: The Historiography of the Confederate States of America

The American Civil War is a subject that brings to mind images of soldiers in blue and gray lining up and firing at one another, the heroic and gallant military commanders on horseback commanding from the front, and political titans such as Abraham Lincoln or Jefferson Davis guiding the course of the war from their … Continue reading Dixie’s War: The Historiography of the Confederate States of America

Long Island and Segregation

Following the conclusion of the Second World War in 1945, the United States saw a massive influx of men in uniform returning home. They benefited from numerous laws and programs meant to help these millions of service members to reintegrate into society, from the G.I. Bill that helped veterans earn an education and offered low-cost … Continue reading Long Island and Segregation

The Shining City: Classical Athens and its Historiography

Classical Athens was a titan in the ancient world, a city-state resplendent with wealth and power. Her powerful navy was known throughout the Near East as a significant military force, while the city’s machine of commerce hummed as this power earned its strength through trade. From its rise as a significant city-state during the aftermath … Continue reading The Shining City: Classical Athens and its Historiography