University of Arizona Campus  •  March 10 - 11, 2018  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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Andrew E. Masich

by Rachellynn Schoen

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Andrew Masich is president and chief executive officer of the Smithsonian-affiliated Senator John Heinz History Center in Pittsburgh. He is also an adjunct professor of history at Carnegie Mellon University and is widely recognized for his Emmy-winning historical documentaries and his lively lectures on history and public history. He has authored and co-authored several Western history books, including “Cheyenne Dog Soldiers: A Ledgerbook History of Coups and Combat,” "Halfbreed: The Remarkable True Story of George Bent,” "The Civil War in Arizona: The Story of the California Volunteers” and his newest work, “Civil War in the Southwest Borderlands, 1861-1867,” which delves into the multicultural and transnational dimensions of the conflict in the American West and Mexico.

Scheduled events:
Race, Ethnicity and the Civil War
Perspectives on racial and ethnic conflict in the American West during the Civil War era.

UA Library - Special Collections (Seats 100)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 11, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
History / Biography
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Integrated Learning Center (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Andrew Masich, Daniel Sharfstein, Robert Sutton
Moderator: Shelly Dudley

Civil War in the Southwest Borderlands
History / Biography
University of Oklahoma Press
January 2017
ISBN 9780806155722
464 pages
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Still the least-understood theater of the Civil War, the Southwest Borderlands saw not only Union and Confederate forces clashing but Indians, Hispanos, and Anglos struggling for survival, power, and dominance on both sides of the U. More/less

The Civil War in Arizona
History / Biography
University of Oklahoma Press
March 2008
ISBN 9780806139005
368 pages
$21.95, INSTOCK
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In this first book-length account of the Civil War in Arizona, Andrew E. Masich offers both a lively narrative history of the all-but-forgotten California Column in wartime Arizona and a rare compilation of letters written by the volunteer soldiers who served in the U. More/less

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