Civil War Era Studies
I have to admit something: when it comes to interpretation, I'm making this all up as I go along. I don't have some magical cache of best practices stored up, waiting to deposit them week after week in posts here on the blog. Most of what I know about interpretation I've stumbled upon, either in the thoughts of others shamelessly stolen and added to my toolbox or as rough experiments based on my so-called common sense. [excerpt]
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Rudy, John M., "Facts, Damned Lies and Statistics: A 55 Year Stumbling Block" (2012). Interpreting the Civil War: Connecting the Civil War to the American Public. 117.