Jimmy L. Bryan, Jr.
Ph.D., Southern Methodist University, 2006
M.A., University of Texas at Arlington, 1999
B.A., University of Texas at Arlington, 1996
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Jimmy L. Bryan, Jr., studies the cultural
history of the early nineteenth-century United States with an emphasis
on manliness, expansionism, and frontiers. He has authored More Zeal Than Discretion: The Westward Adventures of
Walter P. Lane (Texas A&M University Press, 2008) and is editor
of the forthcoming The Martial Imagination: Essays in the Cultural History of
American Warfare (Texas A&M University Press). He is currently
revising for publication his dissertation, "The American
Elsewhere: Adventurism and Manliness in the Age of Expansion,
1814-1848." Dr. Bryan teaches the American surveys as well as
courses on U.S. cultural history, Texas, the West, and the Civil War.