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To continue the discussion on the Civil War Sesquicentennial, Georgia Regents University Reese Library announces a second reading and discussion series reflecting on the multiple perspectives and experiences of the American Civil War. The project is funded by the Georgia Humanities Council as part of a state award from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the American Library Association.



Book Discussion
10:30 am | January 18, February 15, March 15 and April 26, 2014

2nd floor, Reese Library Summerville Campus, GRU

Dr. Hubert Van Tuyll Chair of History, Anthropology and Philosophy at Georgia Regents University, will lead an open discussions of selected books to support the sereies "Let's Talk About It: Making Sense of the Civil War"

Concert of Civil War Music
2pm | March 15, 2:30 in the JSAC Ballroom

Selections and Venue TBA

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For more information contact
Carol Waggoner-Angelton, Special Collections Librarian, at 706-667-4904 or e-mail


Hubert van Tuyll, Professor of History, Department Chair, History Anthropology and Philosophy

Ph.D., Texas A & M University; J.D., Duke University; B.A., University of Montevallo

Hubert P. van Tuyll is a native of the Netherlands with degrees from Montevallo (BA economics), Duke (JD), and Texas A&M (PhD history). The author of five books on various aspects of military/strategic history, his current interests include the Versailles negotiations of 1919, civil war in the Anglo-Celtic world, and Irish studies.  A short list of his works includes: Castles, Battles and Bombs: How Ecomonics Explains Military History, The Netherlands and World War I: Espionage, Diplomacy and Survial, and Feeding the Bear: American Aid to the Soviet Union 1941-1945.