Dear Santa, — I’ve Been a Very Good Boy This Year…

burlingamebookI can’t wait to sink my teeth into Michael Burlingame’s Abraham Lincoln: A Life (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008).

Stay tuned for my “Best of 2008” list.

Searching for Black Confederates: The Civil War’s Most Persistent Myth

“Levin’s study is the first of its kind to blueprint and then debunk the mythology of enslaved African Americans who allegedly served voluntarily in behalf of the Confederacy.”–Journal of Southern History

Purchase your copy today!

6 comments… add one
  • Michaela Dec 18, 2008 @ 19:58

    Well, Felix and Jeb still believe in Santa. Maybe they can work something out for you:)

    • Kevin Levin Dec 19, 2008 @ 3:51


  • Kevin Levin Dec 18, 2008 @ 11:33

    I am hoping that a certain someone is reading this blog today.

  • Paul Taylor Dec 18, 2008 @ 11:02

    Wow – what a production! To heck with Santa… Note that JHU Press is currently offering the set at a 25% discount if ordered direct from them.

  • Marc Ferguson Dec 18, 2008 @ 10:18

    I had it on pre-order at when they were offering it for $75. I decided I couldn’t afford it right now and canceled the order. Now they are selling it for $110.


  • Bjorn Dec 18, 2008 @ 8:17


    It arrived in our shop today.


    No, really. Wow.

    I’ll leave more lucid reviews to others.


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