Tag: American Civil War


The Long Song of Democracy, Freedom and Slavery

This post comes from Dr Catherine Bateson, a lecturer and tutor of US history, specializing in 19th century American history, Civil War history, and Irish American musical culture. She is the Vice Chair of the Scottish Association for the […]

  American 23 January 2019  

Jubilee Celebrations

The celebrations for the Queen’s Jubilee may not seem to have much relevance to an American historian, but actually the very word “jubilee” strikes a chord particularly for those who study African American History.  The Civil War song, […]

  Neil Wynn 14 June 2012