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Articles with keyword "Civil War"

Ednote

Editor's Note, May/June 2011

How is it that our culture has studied and written and published large libraries’ worth of new books on the Civil War, and yet reading Drew Gilpin Faust, this year’s Jefferson Lecturer, is like discov

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The War 150 Years Later

As the sesquicentennial nears, a selection of past, present, and future humanities projects.

Young Union soldier with bayoneted musket, knife, and revolver.

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"Daybreak Gray and Dim"

How the Civil War changed Walt Whitman's poetry.

Drew Gilpin Faust, President of Harvard University

Conversation

Personal History

NEH Chairman Jim Leach talks with Drew Gilpin Faust, daughter of the South, president of Harvard, and this year's Jefferson Lecturer.

Image of the 7th N.Y. State Militia, Camp Cameron, Washington, D.C., 1861

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An Appreciation: A Historian's Historian

A look at the life and career of Drew Gilpin Faust.