Vol. 4 (2007): History Matters - Spring 2007

The fourth annual issue of History Matters: An Undergraduate Journal of Historical Research was published in April 2007 by the Department of History at Appalachian State University. This was a landmark year for HISTORY MATTERS, as a new editorial staff assumed leadership of the journal. Four research papers were selected for publication from the forty-two submissions received. Twenty-four colleges and universities participated from the United States and Canada. Also included are book reviews written by the editorial staff.

Editor: M. Allison Jobe, Associate Editor: Leah Brown, Assistant Editor: Domenic Powell, Contributing Editor: Elizabeth Moore, Faculty Editorial Board: Dr. René Harder Horst, Dr. W. Scott Jessee, Dr. Michael Krenn, Dr. Michael Moore, Dr. Sheila Phipps, Dr. Neva Specht, and Dr. John Alexander Williams

Research Papers
Herald the Story and Die for the Glory: Muscular Christianity, Reconstruction, and Collegiate Football in the New South
by Kelly Jae Gannon, Junior, Wake Forest University

Scurrying Alongside Humanity: A Co-Evolutionary History of Rats and Humans
by Shea O'Neill, Senior, Ithaca College

The Image of White Womanhood in the South: How it Affected Violence Towards Blacks After the Civil War
by Sarah Henckler, Junior, Davidson College

The Yahudim and the Americans: The Leo Frank Affair as a Turning Point in Jewish-American History
by Jason Schulman, Senior, Columbia University

Book Reviews
A Rhetoric of Bourgeois Revolution: The Abbé Sieyes and What is the Third Estate?
by Elizabeth Moore, Davidson College

Admiral Lord Keith the Naval War Against Napoleon
by Domenic Powell, Appalachian State University

Taken Hostage: The Iran Hostage Crisis and American's First Encounter with Radical Islam
by Leah Brown, Appalachian State University

Woodrow Wilson: Revolution, War, and Peace
by Leah Brown, Appalachian State University

Published: 2007-05-01

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