Karl Jacoby

Karl Jacoby is the Allan Nevins Professor of American History at Columbia University. His most recent book is The Strange Career of William Ellis: The Texas Slave Who Became a Mexican Millionaire (W.W. Norton, 2016). (Photo courtesy of Deborah Lopez.)


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The Mild, Mild West: On “Dreams of El Dorado: A History of the American West”
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