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“The Civil War in a Global Context” with Dr. Aaron Sheehan-Dean Most histories of the American Civil War describe it as a domestic event. Instead, this lecture situates the conflict in the context of the other civil and national wars that happened at nearly the same time. By comparing and contrasting the American experience with the Indian Rebellion of 1857, the Polish Insurrection of 1863, and the Taiping Rebellion, we see the Civil War in a new light. Rather than…Find out more »