Sunday, November 23, 2014

From the Spring University Press catalogs

* Civil War Infantry Tactics :Training, Combat, and Small-Unit Effectiveness by Earl Hess.
* The Civilian War: Confederate Women and Union Soldiers during Sherman’s March by Lisa T. Frank.
The Papers of Jefferson Davis Volume 14, 1880–1889 edited by Lynda Lasswell Crist and asst. ed. Suzanne Scott Gibbs.
Patrick Henry Jones: Irish American, Civil War General, and Gilded Age Politician by Mark Dunkelman.
* The British Gentry, the Southern Planter, and the Northern Family Farmer: Agriculture and Sectional Antagonism in North America by James L. Huston.

Kent St (catalog covers entire year so some are late 2015):
* One Nation Divided by Slavery: Remembering the American Revolution While Marching
toward the Civil War by Michael F. Conlin.
* Border Wars: The Civil War in Tennessee and Kentucky edited by Kent T. Dollar, Larry H. Whiteaker and W. Calvin Dickinson (companion to Sister States, Enemy States).
* “My Greatest Quarrel with Fortune”: Major General Lew Wallace in the West, 1861–1862 by Charles G. Beemer (lots of Wallace defenders out there).
* African Canadians in Union Blue: Volunteering for the Cause in the Civil War by Richard M. Reid
* Conspicuous Gallantry: The Civil War and Reconstruction Letters of James W. King, 11th Michigan Volunteer Infantry edited by Eric R. Faust.
* Citizens and Communities: Civil War History Readers, Volume 4 edited by J. Matthew Gallman.

* For Brotherhood and Duty: The Civil War History of the West Point Class of 1862 by Brian R. McEnany.
* The Civil War Guerrilla: Unfolding the Black Flag in History, Memory, and Myth edited by Joseph M. Beilein Jr. and Matthew C. Hulbert.
For Slavery and Union: Benjamin Buckner and Kentucky Loyalties in the Civil War by Patrick A. Lewis.

* Spring 1865: The Closing Campaigns of the Civil War by Perry D. Jamieson.
* The Southern Exodus to Mexico: Migration across the Borderlands after the American Civil War by Todd W. Wahlstrom.
* Civil War Washington: History, Place, and Digital Scholarship edited by Susan C. Lawrence.

North Carolina:
* Lincoln’s Autocrat: The Life of Edwin Stanton by William Marvel.
* The Battle of Ezra Church and the Struggle for Atlanta by Earl J. Hess.
* Civil War Canon: Sites of Confederate Memory in South Carolina by Thomas J. Brown (we need more puns in our titles).
* Defining Duty in the Civil War: Personal Choice, Popular Culture, and the Union Home Front by J. Matthew Gallman.
* An Agrarian Republic: Farming, Antislavery Politics, and Nature Parks in the Civil War Era by Adam Wesley Dean.
* Agriculture and the Confederacy: Policy, Productivity, and Power in the Civil War South by R. Douglas Hurt.
* Writing Reconstruction: Race, Gender, and Citizenship in the Postwar South by Sharon D. Kennedy-Nolle.

That's quite a catalog season of reading from only five publishers.

1 comment:

  1. John FoskettNovember 24, 2014

    Hess on Ezra Church - excellent. And he, like Eric W., is one of those authors who is prolific but always keeps his game at a top level..


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