Vol. 5 (2008): History Matters - Spring 2008

The fifth annual issue of History Matters: An Undergraduate Journal of Historical Research was published in April 2008 by the Department of History at Appalachian State University. Also included are book reviews written by the editorial staff.

Editor: M. Allison Jobe, Associate Editor: Erica Adelman, Assistant Editors: Robert Mason and Alison Shea, Contributing Editor: Joshua Fahler, Faculty Editorial Board: Dr. Rennie Brantz, Dr. René Harder Horst, Dr. W. Scott Jessee, Dr. Michael Krenn, Dr. Sheila Phipps, Dr. Neva Specht, and Dr. John Alexander Williams

The staff would like to thank Dr. Karen Reid and Dr. David Reid for their participation in the editorial process.

Research Papers
"Who Has the youth, Has the Future": Youth and the State in the German Democratic Republic
by Jeff Robson

Falkland Islands War: Diplomatic Failure in April 1982
by Joseph Mauro

The Revolution That Began the Evolution
by Michael Belinsky

Book Reviews
John Brown, Abolitionist: The Man Who Killed Slavery, Sparked the Civil War, and Seeded Civil Rights
Joshua D. Fahler, Kent State University

MoonPie: Biography of an Out-of-This-World Snack
Robert Mason, Appalachian State University

Moral Geography: Maps, Missionaries, and the American Frontier
Joshua D. Fahler, Kent State University

Remembering the Great Depression in the Rural South
Alison Shea, Appalachian State University

Published: 2008-05-01

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