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Howard Jones’s My Lai: Vietnam, 1968, and the Descent into Darkness Continues to Receive Positive Reviews

Howard Jones‘s My Lai: Vietnam, 1968, and the Descent into Darkness continues to garner high praise from critics. Last November, New York Times book reviewer Thomas E. Ricks said that Jones’s work is “at once painful and useful,” adding that My Lia is “likely to become the standard reference work” on the subject. John Williams, the Daily Books Editor for […]

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Nuclear War on the Korean Peninsula: Historical Perspectives on a Possible Future

The History Department is hosting a panel discussion entitled, “Nuclear War on the Korean Peninsula: Historical Perspectives on a Possible Future,” on Friday, February 9, at 4pm, in 125 ten Hoor Hall. The event will include: Dr. Howard Jones, “The Cuban Missile Crisis: The Nuclear War That Wasn’t.” Dr. Di Luo, “Inside the Hermit Kingdom: […]

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Howard Jones’s My Lai: Vietnam, 1968, and the Descent into Darkness Explores Infamous Vietnam Massacre

This June, Professor Emeritus Howard Jones published My Lai: Vietnam, 1968, and the Descent into Darkness, a look into one of the most infamous incidents in the Vietnam War. On March 16, 1968, a group of American troops entered a South Vietnamese hamlet referred to as My Lai, the name of one of the hamlets. […]

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Two Undergraduates Receive First Ever Dr. Howard Jones Endowed Scholarship

The Department of History has announced the first winners of the Dr. Howard Jones Endowed Scholarship – History majors Jian Gao and Cameron Ridgeway. Jian Gao is a rising Senior, and is fluent in English, Chinese, and Spanish. He is currently working on an Honors Thesis which examines the lives of Chinese Mexicans in Mexicali, […]

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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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Howard Jones to Speak at the 2013 Vietnam Center and Archive Conference

University of Alabama Research Professor Emeritus Howard Jones will speak at the 2013 Vietnam Center and Archive Conference. This year’s conference will explore the events of 1963, a year that has “long been viewed as a watershed in both the history of the Vietnam War and in the evolution of the United States’ intervention in […]

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