Today we welcome a guest post from Nina Silber, author of This War Ain’t Over: Fighting the Civil War in New Deal America, just published by UNC Press. The New Deal era witnessed a surprising surge in popular engagement with the history and memory of the Civil War era. From the omnipresent book and film… Continue Reading Nina Silber: ‘Slavery’ in Depression Era America
Southern historian Karen L. Cox explores a Charlotte neighborhood designed with a ‘Gone with the Wind’ theme. Continue Reading Karen L. Cox: Taragate–A Gone with the Wind Scandal? Not exactly.
Unless you have been living under a rock, you know that this year marks the 75th anniversary of the publication of Margaret Mitchell’s Civil War epic, Gone with the Wind. The book and its characters are being celebrated and discussed around the world. From Atlanta to Calcutta, people have weighed in on why they like… Continue Reading Karen L. Cox: GONE WITH THE WIND as Southern History