Eric Herschthal

Eric Herschthal, a Ph.D. candidate in history at Columbia University, has written for Slate, the New York Times, the Atlantic, the Daily Beast, and elsewhere.

Great Moments in Military History
Nov. 1 2013 10:37 AMDunmore’s ProclamationHow fears of a slave revolt drew the South into the war—the Revolutionary War.
July 3 2013 9:15 AMRevolution BluesWhy do popular histories of the War of Independence ignore modern scholarship?
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