Faculty publications from the History Department at Gettysburg College.

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2019

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Atlantic Lives: A Comparative Approach to Early America, Timothy J. Shannon

2018

"Not so Fine": Governor John Fine and the 1952 Republican Presidential Nominating Struggle in Pennsylvania, Michael J. Birkner

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The Battle FDR Lost:The Failed Nomination of Boss Ed Flynn as Minister to Australia, Michael J. Birkner

A Whole Lot of Blame to Go Around: The Confederate Collapse at Five Forks, Peter S. Carmichael

The Trophies of Victory and the Relics of Defeat: Returning Home in the Spring of 1865, Peter S. Carmichael

The War for the Common Soldier: How Men Thought, Fought, and Survived in Civil War Armies, Peter S. Carmichael

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Reconstruction: A Concise History, Allen C. Guelzo

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Abraham Lincoln's Life and Legacy, Allen C. Guelzo

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Did Robert E. Lee Commit Treason?, Allen C. Guelzo

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God and Mr. Lincoln, Allen C. Guelzo

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In a Gilded Cage, Allen C. Guelzo

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Is Trump the De-regulator-in-Chief?, Allen C. Guelzo

Lincoln’s Statesmanship in Navigating a Divided Nation, Allen C. Guelzo

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Reconstruction as a Pure Bourgeois Revolution, Allen C. Guelzo

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The History of Reconstruction’s Third Phase, Allen C. Guelzo

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This is Why Republicans Can’t Shrug Off the Stormy Daniels Saga, Allen C. Guelzo

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The Story of the 14th Amendment and America’s Second Founding, Allen C. Guelzo, Martha Jones, and Kurt Lash

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From the Trenches: Cross-Campus Digital History Collaboration, Amy E. Lucadamo, Ian A. Isherwood, R.C. Miessler, Jenna Fleming, and Meghan E. O'Donnell

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Common Cause: A History of the World War II Home Front, Devin McKinney and Michael J. Birkner

Indian Captive, Indian King: Peter Williamson in America and Britain, Timothy J. Shannon

2017

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From Hackensack to the White House: The Triumph and Travail of E. Frederic Morrow, Michael J. Birkner

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Ike's Leadership Lessons for New President, Michael J. Birkner

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Monuments Ought to be Considered Case by Case, Michael J. Birkner

Eisenhower's Gettysburg Farm, Michael J. Birkner, Carol A. Hegeman, and Kevin Lavery

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Is Ivory Coast Seeing a Second ‘Economic Miracle’?, Kim Yi Donne and Abou B. Bamba

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College is Trade School for the Elite, Allen C. Guelzo

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Defending Reconstruction, Allen C. Guelzo

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First Trump, Now Clinton -- Investigative Hand-Grenades Keep Flying, Allen C. Guelzo

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Free Speech and Its Present Crisis, Allen C. Guelzo

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Honor and Compromise, and Getting History Right, Allen C. Guelzo

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How Hard Is It to Drain a Swamp?, Allen C. Guelzo

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Lincoln’s Forgotten Middle Years, Allen C. Guelzo

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Play American, Allen C. Guelzo

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Robert E. Lee and Slavery, Allen C. Guelzo

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Should we Banish Robert E. Lee & his Confederate Friends? Let's Talk., Allen C. Guelzo

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The Rusher Who Wouldn't Take the Knee, Allen C. Guelzo

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Triumph of the Will: The Protestant Reformation’s Descent into Narcissism, Allen C. Guelzo

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What if the South had Won the Civil War? 4 Sci-Fi Scenarios for HBO's 'Confederate', Allen C. Guelzo

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Commentary: California Secessionists Channel Logic of Southern Slaveholders, Allen C. Guelzo and James H. Hulme

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Commentary: Challenging Three Electoral College Indictments, Allen C. Guelzo and James H. Hulme

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Commentary: Will the Courts Make Trump's Presidency Less Imperial?, Allen C. Guelzo and James H. Hulme

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In Defense of the Electoral College, Allen C. Guelzo and James H. Hulme

The Hancock-Walker Correspondence on Gettysburg, Allen C. Guelzo and Brianna E. Kirk

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Don't Fall for the Lies Behind Trump's Calls for Unity, Scott Hancock

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In Gettysburg, the Confederacy Won, Scott Hancock

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Un Nouveau Miracle Économique Ivoirien?, Vincent Hiribarren and Abou B. Bamba

A 'Wicked Commerce': Consent, Coercion, and Kidnapping in Aberdeen's Servant Trade, Timothy J. Shannon

The Baubles of America: Object Lessons from the Eclectic Empire of Peter Williamson, Timothy J. Shannon

2016

African Miracle, African Mirage: Transnational Politics and the Paradox of Modernization in Ivory Coast, Abou B. Bamba

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Producing an Imperial Bridgehead: The Making of Abidjan in Ivory Coast, 1908-1955, Abou B. Bamba

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Commentary: Echoes of '64 Campaign in Toomey-McGinty Race, Michael J. Birkner

James Buchanan, 1791-1868, Michael J. Birkner

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Three Things Putin Will Love About Trump, William D. Bowman

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The Future of Civil War History, James J. Broomall, Peter S. Carmichael, and Jill Ogline Titus

Going to the Source: The Bedford Reader in American History, Victoria Bissell Brown and Timothy J. Shannon

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Relevance, Resonance, and Historiography: Interpreting the Lives and Experiences of Civil War Soldiers, Peter S. Carmichael

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A Springfield Education, Allen C. Guelzo

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Commentary: 14th Amendment Laid Foundation of Civil Liberties, Allen C. Guelzo

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Commentary: What It Means To Be A Citizen, Allen C. Guelzo

Four Roads to Emancipation: Lincoln, the Law, and the Proclamation, Allen C. Guelzo

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Great Emancipator was Radical of his Day: Lincoln Opposed Economic Injustice, Allen C. Guelzo

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The Lincoln-Douglas Solution, Allen C. Guelzo

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Another Day in Confederate Gettysburg, Scott Hancock

Early Modern Dynastic Marriages and Cultural Transfer, Joan-Lluís Palos and Magdalena S. Sanchez

‘She Grows Careless’: The Infanta Catalina Micaela and Spanish Etiquette at the Court of Savoy, Magdalena S. Sanchez

Iroquoia, Timothy J. Shannon

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What About That Pursuit of Happiness?, Timothy J. Shannon

2015

Conspicuous, Yet Invisible: Migration, Whiteness and the French Residents of Ivory Coast, 1950–1985, Abou B. Bamba

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Burnishing Buchanan's Brand on his Birthday, Michael J. Birkner

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Governing New Jersey: Reflections on the Publication of a Revised and Expanded Edition of 'The Governors of New Jersey', Michael J. Birkner

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Lancastrians Marched with Dr. King in Selma, Michael J. Birkner

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Paving the Way to Scandal: History Repeats Itself, Michael J. Birkner

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Encounters with Eisenhower: Personal Reminiscences Collected to Mark the 125th Anniversary of the Birth of Dwight D. Eisenhower, Michael J. Birkner and Devin McKinney

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Democracy and Nobility, Allen C. Guelzo

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Did Religion Make the American Civil War Worse?, Allen C. Guelzo

Little Note, Long Remember: Lincoln and the Murk of Myth at Gettysburg, Allen C. Guelzo

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Slavery's End Deserves a 150th Celebration, Allen C. Guelzo

The Ennobling Universal Passion, Allen C. Guelzo

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What If Abraham Lincoln Had Lived?, Allen C. Guelzo

2014

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An Unconventional Challenge to Apartheid: The Ivorian Dialogue Diplomacy with South Africa, 1960-1978, Abou B. Bamba

Zachary Taylor in Office: Clay, the Whig Party, and the Sectional Crisis, Michael J. Birkner

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George M. Leader, 1918-2013, Michael J. Birkner and Charles H. Glatfelter

The Governors of New Jersey: Biographical Essays, Michael J. Birkner, Donald Linky, and Peter Mickulas

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Why is PA's James Buchanan Ranked So Low?, Michael J. Birkner and John Quist
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Heroes of Berlin Wall Struggle, William D. Bowman

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Gettysburg Valor Honored At Last, Allen C. Guelzo

On the Ground at the Gettysburg Sesquicentennial, Allen C. Guelzo

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"Public Sentiment Is Everything": Abraham Lincoln and the Power of Public Opinion, Allen C. Guelzo

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Ten Miles from Richmond, Allen C. Guelzo

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The Political War, Allen C. Guelzo

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Valor Finally Honored, Allen C. Guelzo

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Passion and Conflict: Medieval Islamic Views of the West, Karen C. Pinto

Avenue of Empire: The Hudson Valley in an Atlantic Context, Timothy J. Shannon

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French and Indian Cruelty? The Fate of the Oswego Prisoners of War, 1756-1758, Timothy J. Shannon

The Amazonian Native Nobility in Late-Colonial Para, Barbara A. Sommer

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Interview with Mary Margaret Stewart, March 13, 2014, Mary Margaret Stewart and Michael J. Birkner

2013

Transnationalising Decolonisation: The Print Media, American Public Spheres, and France’s Imperial Exit in West Africa, Abou B. Bamba

Epilogue: Buchanan's Civil War, Michael J. Birkner

'More to Induce than Demand': Eisenhower and Congress, Michael J. Birkner

Sherman Adams’ Fall, and the Scandal Behind the Scandal, Michael J. Birkner