David Goldfield

David Goldfield is the Robert Lee Bailey Professor of History at UNC Charlotte and has written sixteen books on the history of the American South, most recently America Aflame: How the Civil War Created a Nation (2011). Two of his books have been nominated for the Pulitzer Prize in history. He also serves as a consultant to museums, the news media, and the U.S. Department of State on the social and political history of the South.

Blog posts by David Goldfield:

The Confederate Flag Controversy
American Studies Blog: Professor Goldfield, in 2013 you published a widely acclaimed book, Still Fighting the Civil War: The American South and Southern History. Even the … Continue reading The Confederate Flag Controversy

Obama’s Clean Air Act
The German daily newspaper, Der Tagesspiegel, recently featured an article on President Obama’s policy for limiting greenhouse gas emissions. President Obama’s environmental stance was a contributing … Continue reading Obama’s Clean Air Act