Acquisitions, 11/28

I have a huge stack of books that have yet to be cracked open, including the titles listed below, but I put them all on hold to read Isabel Wilkerson’s Pulitzer Prize winning book, The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration (Random House, 2010).  It’s beautifully written and I can’t…

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Top Civil War Books for 2011 at The Civil War Monitor

Yesterday I received the latest issue of The Civil War Monitor magazine.  I’ve only had a chance to skim through it, but the layout and content look great.  This issue includes essays by Glenn LaFantasie, James Marten, Steven Newton, and a pictorial piece by Ronald Coddington.  I recently purchased a 2-year subscription and I encourage…

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Acquisitions, 10/16

My reading has been all over the place of late.  The only book that I’ve completed in this list is Thomas’s new study of the railroad.  I highly recommend this book and I encourage you to explore the companion digital history website that includes some wonderful primary sources and further analysis.  Click the image. Official…

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