C. Vann Woodward

C. Vann Woodward (1908–1999) was a historian of the American South. He taught at Johns Hopkins and at Yale, where he was named the Sterling Professor of History. His books include Mary Chesnut’s Civil War and The Old World’s New World.

Dangerous Liaisons

White Women, Black Men: Illicit Sex in the Nineteenth-Century South

by Martha Hodes

February 19, 1998 issue

We Unhappy Few

The House of Percy: Honor, Melancholy, and Imagination in a Southern Family

by Bertram Wyatt-Brown

The Literary Percys: Family History, Gender, and the Southern Imagination

by Bertram Wyatt-Brown

June 22, 1995 issue

The Inner Civil War

'…the real war will never get in the books': Selections from Writers During the Civil War

edited by Louis P. Masur

The Vacant Chair: The Northern Soldier Leaves Home

by Reid Mitchell

April 7, 1994 issue

The Return of LBJ

Lone Star Rising: Lyndon Johnson and His Times, 1908–1960

by Robert Dallek

The Triumph & Tragedy of Lyndon Johnson: The White House Years

by Joseph A. Califano Jr.

December 5, 1991 issue

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