The Road Not Taken

I'm comfortable identifying myself as a Jacksonian historian, even a Jacksonian political historian. But there are times when I think about the other fields of history I considered pursuing.* The first field would have been religious history. Two research areas in particular interested me. One is the history of the LDS Church, or Mormonism, as …

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Summer 2012 Reading

Several years ago, I set the goal of using the summer months to read either canonical southern literature or a new area of history outside of the Early Republic period. Between research projects and major life changes, I haven't done a great job of achieving my objective, but I've tackled William Faulkner, Flannery O'Connor, Walker …

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