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Rebels with a Cause

George Washington and Robert E. Lee faced a decision

Mar 16, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 26 • By EDWIN M. YODER JR.

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Unamicable Split

South to North: Hello, I must be going.

Aug 15, 2011, Vol. 16, No. 45

The Civil War

The Reasons Why

Cause and effect in the Civil War.

Jun 6, 2011, Vol. 16, No. 36

Sword and Pen

Sword and Pen

Literary culture after the Civil War

Mar 14, 2011, Vol. 16, No. 25

A King’s Speech

A King’s Speech

Learning the language of Richard and Reagan.

Feb 7, 2011, Vol. 16, No. 20

Time Marches On

Time Marches On

The golden age of Thomas Wolfe and the Gant clan.

Oct 18, 2010, Vol. 16, No. 05

Historian of England

Historian of England

Lord Macaulay survives another academic assault.

Jun 7, 2010, Vol. 15, No. 36

Writer By Trade

Writer By Trade

Charles Dickens, professional novelist.

Apr 26, 2010, Vol. 15, No. 30

Monticello Mythology

What Sally Hemings tells us about our times.

Feb 8, 2010, Vol. 15, No. 20

Memories of War

And the battle for posterity.

Nov 23, 2009, Vol. 15, No. 10

Scholar-Craftsman

Merrill Peterson, 1921-2009.

Oct 19, 2009, Vol. 15, No. 05

Himself When Young

An American novelist on his formative years at Oxford.

Jul 20, 2009, Vol. 14, No. 41

Rhyme with Reason

The poetry's the thing in Shakespeare's sonnets.

Jun 29, 2009, Vol. 14, No. 39

James in Spirit

Just how Catholic was the Master? Not very.

May 11, 2009, Vol. 14, No. 32

Lincoln the Rhetor

As he saved the Union, he savored the English language.

Feb 16, 2009, Vol. 14, No. 21

His Novel Idea

The point of good fiction is not theory but storytelling.

Jan 26, 2009, Vol. 14, No. 18

'Exiles' in Exile

E.H. Carr and the case of the disappearing masterpiece.

Nov 24, 2008, Vol. 14, No. 10

Their Town

The lost Washington of 1968.

Aug 11, 2008, Vol. 13, No. 45

Imperial Man

From Cape to Cairo to the Rhodes-Mandela Trust.

Jun 30, 2008, Vol. 13, No. 40

Genius on Parade

Einstein comes to America.

Mar 31, 2008, Vol. 13, No. 28

Tar Heel Statesman

The Constitution did well by Sam Ervin, and vice versa.

Mar 3, 2008, Vol. 13, No. 24

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