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Robert Poister

Antebellum and Civil War U.S. South; 19th-Century Latin America and Caribbean

Graduate Student
M.A., Univ. of Georgia, 2012

Office: 340 LeConte Hall
Office Hours: M, 10-11am and by appointment

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Research and Teaching Interests

[Early America]
[Environment & Agriculture]
[Latin America & Caribbean]
[U.S. 19th & 20th Century]
[U.S. South]


"Borders, Blockades, and Black Markets: Smuggling and Economic Chaos in the Confederate South," supervised by Dr. John Inscoe (In Progress)

MA Thesis

"The Business of Exile: The Money and Memory of a 'Confederate' Family in Cuba," supervised by Dr. John Inscoe (2012)

Selected Publications

"At Home on the Mountain: Appalachia in Lillian Smith's Life and Work," Appalachian Journal (Spring/Summer 2010)


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