An Interview with Aaron Astor

 

Our interview with Aaron Astor, associate professor of history at Maryville College and author of Rebels on the Border published by Louisiana State University Press. Dr. Astor’s work examines Missouri and Kentucky during the Civil War Era and the fall of conservative Unionism in these two border states followed by a retroactive Confederate ideology.

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OAKES: Freedom National (2012)

Freedom National: The Destruction of Slavery in the United States, 1861-1865 by James Oakes. W. W. Norton & Company, 2012. Cloth, ISBN: 0393065316. $29.95. James Oakes has received high praise for…