Understanding Historical Revisionism

History is perhaps one of the most important fields in academia, and one which has a significant influence on everyday life. Every aspect of our politics revolves around what happened in the past, while today many of the issues in the so-called "culture wars" are issues that are often dealt with in the realm of … Continue reading Understanding Historical Revisionism

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

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