About the Author
Nicolas Barreyre is Associate Professor in American History at the Ecole des hautes etudes en sciences sociales (EHESS) in Paris and author of The Politics of Economic Crises: The Panic of 1873, the End of Reconstruction, and the Realignment of American Politics (2011). Michael Heale is Emeritus Professor of American History at Lancaster University, a member of the Rothermere American Institute at Oxford, and author of Contemporary America: Power, Dependency and Globalization since 1980 (2011). Stephen Tuck is University Lecturer in American History at the University of Oxford and author of We Ain't What We Ought to Be: The Black Freedom Struggle from Emancipation to Obama (2010). Cecile Vidal is Associate Professor of History at the Ecole des hautes etudes en sciences sociales (EHESS), director of the Center for North American Studies, and editor of Louisiana: Crossroads of the Atlantic World (2013).