Amber D. Moulton
Closing the "Floodgate of Impurity": Moral Reform, Antislavery, and Interracial Marriage in Antebellum
The Civil War's Forgotten Transatlantic Tariff Debate and the Confederacy's Free Trade Diplomacy
Joy M. Giguere
"The Americanized Sphinx": Civil War Commemoration, Jacob Bigelow, and the Sphinx at Mount Auburn Cemetery
Enrico Dal Lago
Lincoln, Cavour, and National Unification: American Republicanism and Italian Liberal Nationalism in Comparative Perspective
James J. Broomall
The Interpretation Is A-Changin': Memory, Museums, and Public History in Central Virginia
Notes on Contributors
The Journal of the Civil War Era takes advantage of the flowering of research on the many issues raised by the sectional crisis, war, Reconstruction, and memory of the conflict, while bringing fresh understanding to the struggles that defined the period, and by extension, the course of American history in the nineteenth century.
William Blair is professor of U.S. history and director of the George and Ann Richards Civil War Era Center at the Pennsylvania State University. He is author of Cities of the Dead: Contesting the Memory of the Civil War in the South (UNC Press). Karen Fisher Younger is managing director of the George and Ann Richards Civil War Era Center and managing editor of the journal Civil War History.