New to the Civil War Memory Library, 06/10

Stephen V. Ash, A Massacre in Memphis: The Race Riot That Shook the Nation One Year After the Civil War. Erskine Clark, By the Rivers of Water: A Nineteenth-Century Atlantic Odyssey. Sarah Greenough and Nancy K. Anderson, Tell It With Pride: The 54th Massachusetts Regiment and Augustus Saint-Gaudens’ Shaw Memorial (National Gallery of Art &…

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Interview With Historian Walter Johnson

Harvard University Press sent along a review copy of Walter Johnson’s┬áRiver of Dark Dreams: Slavery and Empire in the Cotton Kingdom even before its publication, but I have yet to make much headway. It’s a beast of a book. Here is an interview that Johnson did with Deirdre Cooper Owens from the University of Mississippi.