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Political structure of militias in 19th century Georgia subject of Mixon’s work

A recently published work by history professor Gregory Mixon analyzes one state’s process of freedom, citizenship and the incorporation of African Americans within the political and economic structure of the United States after the Civil War. “Show Thyself a Man: Georgia State Troops, Colored, 1865-1905” explores the history of Georgia’s black militia and how both independent militias and state-... Political structure of militias in 19th century Georgia subject of Mixon’s work Read more >>

Graduate Program News

NEWS: Heritage Tourism Graduate Students Learn From Research Trip Before graduate students in Karen L. Cox’s heritage tourism class traveled to Charleston in March to experience how tourism companies and historic sites portray the city’s heritage, they read Stephanie Yuhl’s book A Golden Haze of Memory: The Making of Historic Charleston. Written in 2005, Yuhl’s book... Graduate Program News Read more >>

Congratulations

--Midwestern History Association Confers Honor on Aaron Shapiro-- Sioux Falls, SD – The Midwestern History Association today announced the winner of its annual Jon Gjerde Prize for the best book authored on a Midwestern history topic during a calendar year. The honor was conferred upon Aaron Shapiro for his book entitled The Lure of the North Woods: Cultivating Tourism in the Upper Midwest (... Congratulations Read more >>