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, asContinue reading “The Road Not Taken”

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, WalkerContinue reading “Summer 2012 Reading”