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Voices from Iraq: A People's History, 2003-2009

Mark Kukis

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231156929
eISBN:
9780231527569
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231156929.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Featuring the testimony of close to seventy Iraqis from all walks of life, this book builds a chronological history unmatched for its insight and revelations. Here is a history of the war in Iraq as ... More


Keeping to the Neighborhood

Mark Kukis

in Voices from Iraq: A People's History, 2003-2009

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231156929
eISBN:
9780231527569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231156929.003.0023
Subject:
History, Middle East History

In this chapter, Ali Fahed Mahmood recounts his experience during the Iraq war. Ali Fahed Mahmood recalls how the sectarian war between Shi'ites and Sunnis turned Mansour, a mixed area where he ... More


. The African American Experience in Louisiana’s Lafourche Region during the Civil War

Stephen S. Michot

in Of Times and Race: Essays Inspired by John F. Marszalek

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617036392
eISBN:
9781621030522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617036392.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the experiences of African Americans as soldiers and freedmen in Louisiana’s Lafourche region during the Civil War. It looks at the recruitment of ex-Confederate free colored ... More


Framing Chief Leschi: Narratives and the Politics of Historical Justice

Lisa Blee

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781469612843
eISBN:
9781469614472
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469612843.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

In 1855 in the South Puget Sound, war broke out between Washington settlers and Nisqually Indians. A party of militiamen traveling through Nisqually country was ambushed, and two men were shot from ... More


“Be Thou Strong Therefore and Show Thyself a Man”: Georgia Volunteers, Colored, 1889–1895

Gregory Mixon

in Show Thyself a Man: Georgia State Troops, Colored, 1865-1905

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062723
eISBN:
9780813051697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062723.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

The chapter focuses on militia reorganization and the Georgia legislature’s debates over how to define the militia. The role of the militia both in Georgia and nationally was evolving and changing ... More


Peoria

Gillum Ferguson

in Illinois in the War of 1812

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036743
eISBN:
9780252094552
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036743.003.0005
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter explores how Governor Ninian Edwards began to prepare a counterstroke as the Indians' offensive of August and September 1812 stalled and receded. The natural target was Peoria, where ... More


Aftermath

Richard Archer

in As If an Enemy's Country: The British Occupation of Boston and the Origins of Revolution

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199895779
eISBN:
9780190254551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199895779.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter examines the aftermath of the Boston Massacre that occurred on King Street in March 1770 after British soldiers fired at a group of Boston townspeople who were taunting them. Five people ... More


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