11 January 2011

United States: the permanent culture of political violence

Salon’s political news and commentary blog, War Room, contains a first class piece about the long history of political violence in America.

Entitled Our permanent culture of political violence, it was posted on Monday 10 January by Glenn W. LaFantasie, the Richard Frockt Family Professor of Civil War History and Director of the Institute for Civil War Studies at Western Kentucky University. His most recent book is Gettysburg Heroes: Perfect Soldiers, Hallowed Ground, Indiana University Press, 2008.

Professor LaFantasie’s article may be accessed here.

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