Category Archives: Guest Bloggers

Reinhold Niebuhr and the American South by Blake Barton Renfro

Introduction: Guest Blog–Blake Barton Renfro In southern historical circles, the world traveling, cigar wielding, bourbon swigging gentleman known as Blake Barton Renfro hardly requires any such introduction. For the sake of consistency, we’ll give it a go anyway. JHW and … Continue reading

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Bertram Wyatt-Brown, 1932-2012

Southern historians around the world lost a mentor and friend on November 5, 2012.  Bertram Wyatt-Brown, a legend in our field and an inspiration to all of us at Bowtied and Fried, passed away this morning.  He was 80 years … Continue reading

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A Review of Frank and Kilbride’s “Southern Character: Essays in Honor of Bertram Wyatt-Brown” by James Hill Welborn, III

Southern Character: Essays in Honor of Bertram Wyatt-Brown. Edited by Lisa Tendrich Frank and Daniel Kilbride. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2011. Pp. vii, 301. $74.95, cloth. Rarely does a book’s title and cover so fully encompass what lies within … Continue reading

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Second Thoughts on Race, Sex, and Thomas Jefferson by Dr. Woody Holton

Introduction: Guest Blog–Dr. Woody Holton We’ve covered quite a bit of ground on this blog. General Buford, looking a bit like Sam Elliott, might even have called it damn good ground, at that. But our thoughts on the finer points … Continue reading

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Hospitality in Southern Science by Dr. Robert J. Malone

Introduction: Guest Blog–Dr. Robert J. Malone We typically have some difficulty understanding why our distinguished guest bloggers choose to put up with us and allow us to publish their excellent work (let alone return our emails). Equal parts pity and … Continue reading

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Mimetic Discoveries by Dr. Paul Anderson

Introduction: Guest Blog–Dr. Paul Anderson I first encountered Dr. Paul Anderson as a lowly undergraduate and fledgling (unbeknownst to me at the time) historian in his History of the South to 1865 course at Clemson University. In fact, my first … Continue reading

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Ghost Writers of the Confederacy by Dr. James J. Broomall

Introduction: Guest Blog–Dr. James J. Broomall It is with great pleasure that we present the work of a historian who is more than likely to become a permanent fixture on your literary radar (and who, at some future moment in … Continue reading

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