Category Archives: Research

Research in the Holy Land

I have been back one week from a quick research trip to Jerusalem. As part of my work on Peasants & Jews, I needed to track down the records of East Fresian Jews who survived the Holocaust. As part of this, … Continue reading

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Stab-in-the-Back manuscript to publisher!

This evening I sent the text of The Stab-in-the-Back Myth. A History in Documents and Visual Sources off to Bloomsbury Press. In cooperation with Mark Sadler (my friend and former Honors student), I have been working diligently on it for the … Continue reading

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Research Update #2: Peasants and Jews

Sometimes, you learn something new. Pictured above, the city hall of Leer, below, the ornate entry. Leer is a seaport on the river Ems, located along the overland trade route between Bremen and Groningen. Leer was a small but prosperous … Continue reading

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Research Update #1: Origins of the Stab-in-the-Back Myth

There are few changes Miami has made in my 20+ years of service that have affected my life life in a positive way. The most positive change by far is the new academic calendar. A week was sliced off Fall … Continue reading

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