Acquisitions, 02/25/10

Victoria E. Bynum, The Long Shadow of the Civil War: Southern Dissent and Its Legacies (University of North Carolina Press, 2010).

Sam Davis Elliott, Isham G. Harris of Tennessee: Confederate Governor and United States Senator (Louisiana State University Press, 2010).

Steven Hahn, The Political Worlds of Slavery and Freedom (Harvard University Press, 2009).

Graham R. G. Hodges, David Ruggles: A Radical Black Abolitionist and the Underground Railroad in New York City (University of North Carolina Press, 2010).

C.S. Manegold, Ten Hills Farm: The Forgotten History of Slavery in the North (Princeton University Press, 2010).

Stephanie McCurry, Masters of Small Worlds: Yeoman Households, Gender Relations, & the Political Culture of the Antebellum South Carolina Low Country (Oxford University Press, 1995).

Stephen C. Neff, Justice in Blue and Gray: A Legal History of the Civil War (Harvard University Press, 2010).

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

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2 comments… add one
  • jfe Feb 26, 2010 @ 12:36

    Minor typo—His name is Sam DAVIS Elliott (he's an acquaintance of mine). I just finished the book, and highly recommend it.

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