Introduction There are many fascinating and relevant time periods that are little covered in the world of historical fiction, and the nineteenth century Caribbean is one of them. That is somewhat understandable, being that it lacks the cultural cachet and romance that such times such as the Middle Ages, the Renaissance, Victorian times, or the […]

The Use of Imagined Dialogue in Tinseltown: Murder Morphine and Madness at the Dawn of Hollywood

October 24, 2018 | Comments Off on The Use of Imagined Dialogue in Tinseltown: Murder Morphine and Madness at the Dawn of Hollywood

The task of writing works of popular history can prove challenging. The author can chose to write an account that is historically accurate, but may be perceived by popular audiences as boring, or exciting but potentially exaggerated. William J. Mann’s Tinseltown: Murder, Morphine and Madness at the Dawn of Hollywood is a dramatic account of […]

Views on Popular Historians

October 22, 2018 | Comments Off on Views on Popular Historians

Sam Hurley History Engages the Public 22 October 2018 Dr. Antonova Views on Popular Historians Gregory M. Pfitzer, an American Studies professor, writes over 200 pages of what it means to write popular history and where it has gone towards. His book entitled Popular History and the Literary Marketplace; 1840-1920 observes only a microscopic view […]

A Comparison of Reviews of Adam Hochschild’s book “King Leopold’s Ghost”

October 11, 2018 | Comments Off on A Comparison of Reviews of Adam Hochschild’s book “King Leopold’s Ghost”

by Kasey Adam Hochschild’s book “King Leopold’s Ghost: A Story of Greed, Terror, and Heroism in Colonial Africa” explores the history of the colonization of the Congo. Hochschild’s book has been credited with playing a large part in ensuring the public does not forget the horrific crimes endured by the Congo Free State by King […]

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