Acquisitions 10/08

bonnerjacketI had a wonderful time in Louisville at the SHA.  It’s a wonderful opportunity to listen to thoughtful presentations and meet up with old friends.   When I have time I will share some thoughts about one of the panels on Civil War memory and the Sesquicentennial.  Of course, one of the best features of the conference is the book room, which features most of the major publishers that deal in Civil War and Southern history.  Most of the books are available at a significant discount.  Here is what I picked up this year:

Robert E. Bonner Mastering America: Southern Slaveholders and the Crisis of American Nationhood (Cambridge University Press, 2009).

Paul D. Escott, ed., North Carolinians in the Era of the Civil War and Reconstruction (University of North Carolina Press, 2008).

Leeanna Keith, The Colfax Massacre: The Untold Story of Black Power, White Terror, and the Death of Reconstruction (Oxford University Press, 2008).

LeeAnn Whites and Alecia P. Long, eds., Occupied Women: Gender, Military Occupation, and the American Civil War (Louisiana State University Press, 2009).

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  • msimons Nov 11, 2009

    Nice haul of Books. Thank goodness for LSU press and UNC Press they are really are cranking them out.

  • msimons Nov 11, 2009

    Nice haul of Books. Thank goodness for LSU press and UNC Press they are really are cranking them out.

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