The Golden Circle perspective has gone fully mainstream
The Mexican states of Nuevo León and Coahuila offered to secede from Mexico to join the Confederacy
The ‘Golden Circle’ was too weak to resist outsiders
South Carolina This is a topic that OD will be returning to at some point in the future:
South Carolina Check out SNN’s excellent podcast on my review of Andrew Jackson O’Shaughnessy’s An Empire Divided.
Jair Bolsonaro is running to clean up the Golden Circle
The rise and fall of the Golden Circle
A book review of Seymour Drescher’s The Mighty Experiment: Free Labor versus Slavery in British Emancipation
The Comanches were once the terror of the American West
A book review of Jack Bass and W. Scott Poole’s The Palmetto State: The Making of Modern South Carolina.
A book review of David Brion Davis’ Inhuman Bondage: The Rise and Fall of Slavery in the New World
Michael Cushman on the history and culture of the Lower South
History shows that evangelical Christianity is what the present generation makes of it
Nathaniel Beverly Tucker was an architect of Confederate nationalism and wrote the SIEGE of his generation
A book review of Robert E. May’s The Southern Dream of a Caribbean Empire, 1854-1861
A book review of Andrew Jackson O’Shaughnessy’s An Empire Divided: The American Revolution and the British Caribbean
Why was Kentucky so reluctant to secede from the Union?
The Deep South was an atypical and late flowering extension of the Greater Caribbean plantation complex
A book review of Philip D. Curtin’s book The Rise and Fall of the Plantation Complex
A book review of William C. Davis’s book Rhett: The Turbulent Life and Times of a Fire-Eater
A book review of Richard B. Drake’s A History of Appalachia
The rise of the British Empire
Ibram X. Kendi’s, “Stamped From The Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America”