Podcast Episode 23: Interview with Christopher Graham
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In this podcast, Art Remillard talks with Christopher Graham about his article in Volume 15 of the JSR, ”Evangelicals and ‘Domestic Felicity’ in the Non-Elite South.” Graham just completed his doctorate in history at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. The discussion begins with Graham talking about how this article grew out of his broader interest in the lives of “common people” in the Civil War era. He then describes the evangelical print culture of the era and its influence on domestic life in Piedmont North Carolina. Graham concludes by thinking about how the “evangelical domestic ethos” forged in the 1850s might complicate our understanding of secession and Confederate nationhood.