Glenn David Brasher

UA Professor and Graduates Publish Volume Honoring Emeritus History Professor George C. Rable

Louisiana State University Press recently published American Discord: The Republic and Its People during the Civil War Era, an edited volume honoring the career of UA emeritus history professor George C. Rable. Edited by UA history professor Dr. Lesley J. Gordon and UA history alumni Drs. Megan Bever and Laura Mammina, the collection features essays […]

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Rable Protégés Discuss the “Rable Method.”

Glenn David Brasher and G. Ward Hubbs, both noted protégés of Professor George Rable, recently published a piece on the “Rable Method” for the Civil War Monitor. Few scholars have produced as many groundbreaking works as Civil War historian George C. Rable. Since his retirement from teaching in 2016, a group of his former doctoral […]

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UA Historian Reports on Federal Shutdown’s Impact for NPS Historians

Government Shutdown Means History Is on Hold at National Parks Explaining the historical import of National Park Service sites is more calling than career for most of the people who do it, but the shutdown has played hell with that dream. Glenn David Brasher (via the Daily Beast) Much media coverage has focused on the negative […]

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List of Top 200 Civil War Books & Articles Includes Three Authors and Five Titles from Department

The Civil War Era Studies Program at Gettysburg College has updated their list of the Top Two Hundred Civil War Books and Articles in nine categories.  Five works from our department made the list. 70. George C. Rable, The Confederate Republic: A Revolt Against Politics (1994). 71. George C. Rable, Civil Wars: Women and the […]

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