Dr. Stephen Mihm of the UGA history department will speak on: "A nation of counterfeiters: capitalists, con men, and the making of the United States," in conjunction with the exhibit "Gold-digging in Georgia."
When: Thursday, October 19, 5:30-7:00 p.m.
Where: Sidney Samuel Thomas Reading Room, 3rd Floor, Zell B. Miller Learning Center
Howard T. Weir III will discuss his book, A Paradise of Blood: The Creek War of 1813-14, which drew heavily on contemporary letters, military reports and other primary sources, many from the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library. A Paradise of Blood is a comprehensive and masterful history of one of America’s most important and influential early wars.