Heading back into the classroom tomorrow, but I hope to make time to get through these new releases at some point. Best of luck to all of you who are preparing for a new school year as well.
Edward E. Baptist, The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism (Basic Books, 2014).
Todd Brewster, Lincoln’s Gamble: The Tumultuous Six Months that Gave America the Emancipation Proclamation and Changed the Course of the Civil War (Scribner, 2014).
George Kimball, A Corporal’s Story: Civil War Recollections of the Twelfth Massachusetts (University of Oklahoma Press, 2014).
James Oakes, The Scorpion’s Sting: Antislavery and the Coming of the Civil War (Norton, 2014).
Anne S. Rubin, Through the Heart of Dixie: Sherman’s March and American Memory (University of North Carolina Press, 2014).
Jonathan White, Emancipation, the Union Army, and the Reelection of Abraham Lincoln (Louisiana State University Press, 2014).