Tag: Dora L. Costa

  • Civil War Talk Radio: April 10, 2009

    Air Date: 041009 Subject: What Made Some Men Stand and Some Men Run? Book:  Heroes and Cowards: The Social Face of War Guest: Dora L. Costa and Matthew E. Kahn Summary: Dora L. Costa and Matthew E. Kahn discuss what made some men stand in the line of battle while others ran away. Brett’s Summary: […]

  • War, Perception, and Social History

    J. D. Petruzzi has a thoughtful and perceptive post about how historical events are perceived by authors and readers. I would add that it’s all to easy to substitute opinion for fact, and deplore that many modern authors feel the need to put themselves on a higher moral plane so as to pass judgment on […]