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 you to do so as well.
This issue also includes selections for top books of 2011 by five historians including yours truly. I am joined by George Rable, Robert K. Krick, Gerald Prokopowicz, and Ethan Rafuse. What follows are my selections:
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