University of Arizona Campus  •  March 10 - 11, 2018  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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March 10-11, 2018 (9:30am - 5:30pm)
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Peter Cozzens


Mr. Cozzens is appearing courtesy of Knopf - Penguin Random House

Peter Cozzens is the author or editor of seventeen acclaimed books on the American Civil War and the Indian Wars of the American West, and a member of the Advisory Council of the Lincoln Prize. His latest book is "The Earth is Weeping: The Epic Story of the Indian Wars for the American West." It was a Smithsonian Best History Book of 2016; an Amazon Best Book of 2016, and is a finalist for the Gilder Lehrman Prize in Military History.

In 2002 Cozzens was awarded the American Foreign Service Association’s highest honor, the William R. Rivkin Award, given annually to one Foreign Service Officer for exemplary moral courage, integrity, and creative dissent.

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Scheduled events:
Indian Wars: From Spanish Conquest to Wounded Knee
Award-winning historians discuss new perspectives on how the West was “won.”

Koffler Room 218 (Seats 142, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 11, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
History / Biography
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Koffler Patio (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Peter Cozzens, Paul Andrew Hutton, Andrés Reséndez
Moderator: Robert Sutton
The Hidden Civil War
A focus on campaigns in the Civil War's western theater, including the story of the Free State of Jones, a Mississippi county that sided with the Union.

Integrated Learning Center Room 130 (Seats 143, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 12, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Multigenre
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Integrated Learning Center (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Victoria Bynum, Peter Cozzens, Bruce Dinges
Moderator: Shelly Dudley

Books:
The Earth is Weeping: The Epic Story of the Indian Wars for the American West
History / Biography
Knopf - PRH
October 2016
ISBN 9780307958044
Hardcover
$35.00, INSTORE
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The Darkest Days of the War: The Battles of Iuka and Corinth
History / Biography
University of North Carolina Press
August 2006
ISBN 9780807857830
Paperback, 390 pages
$24.00, INSTORE
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