A belated recap of what I read last month: Farbe bekennen, edited by May Ayim, Katharina Oguntoye, Dagmar Schultz; Freedom’s Soldiers edited by Joseph P. Reidy, Leslie S. Rowland, 1919 by Eve Ewing
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Biological and Chemical Weapons in the US Civil War.
One can argue that the U.S. civil war was, or developed into, the first modern war, the first war that was fought in the manner that was to sadly dominate the 20th century. Maybe the ‘style’ of war has fundamentally changed again, with the fragmentation of fronts between states and terrorist groups, guerrilla warfare, or …
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Banksy’s contribution to the #WithSyria campaign. The civil war in Syria has been raging for 3 years now. At least 140,000 dead, 2.6 refugees from Syria and another 6.5 fleeing within Syria. (via swstark; I first saw it here)
Perhaps no aspect of my recent foray into the Civil War and slavery has moved me more than my investigations into the colored soldiers. It’s nice to see black men, so often rendered as bystanders, grabbing guns, asserting their humanity, and surely enacting some measure of revenge. It’s also really dangerous to get caught up …