The battlefields of the Civil War were only one part of a greater drama--what the war, and subsequently union and disunion, would come to mean. The border communities of Augusta County, Virginia and Franklin County, Pennsylvania attest to just how volatile and fundamental this drama was.
This paper analyzes both textual and archaeological evidence for the Viking presence in Greenland and North America during the first half of the second millennium in order to better understand how they both found success and lost sustainability there.
Northern Ohio’s industrial identity persists into the twenty-first century due to a transformation sparked by sandstone quarries. Substantial attention has been given to the local histories and technical functioning of the quarries themselves, but what impact did they have on the people and other industries around them?
Queer Clout is a spectacular work in queer history. Stewart-Winter’s book urges LGBTQ+ scholars to continue focusing on specific examples of building queer community in contexts rife with other forms of discrimination and inequality.
In his work, Jan Glete makes a convincing case for the role that naval strength plays in the greater European balance of power. The changes of sea power in history led to the gradual shift of political and economic focus from Southern Europe and the Mediterranean to Northern Europe.