New to the Civil War Memory Library, 05/08

Confederate Political EconomyMichael Brem Bonner, Confederate Political Economy: Creating and Managing a Southern Corporatist Nation (Louisiana State University Press, 2016).

Nicholas Guyatt, Bind Us Apart: How Enlightened Americans Invented Racial Segregation (Basic Books, 2016).

Sarah Haley, No Mercy Here: Gender, Punishment, and the Making of Jim Crow Modernity (University of North Carolina Press, 2016).

D. Peter MacLeod, Northern Armageddon: The Battle of the Plains of Abraham and the Making of the American Revolution (Knopf, 2016).

Christopher Phillips, The Rivers Ran Backward: The Civil War and the Remaking of the American Middle Border (Oxford University Press, 2016).

Ben Wilson, Heyday: The 1850s and the Dawn of the Global Age (Basic Books, 2016).

2 comments… add one
  • Scott A. MacKenzie May 8, 2016 @ 4:19

    My copy of The Rivers Run Backwards arrives tomorrow. I’m really looking forward to reading it. it promises to be a major contribution to study of the Civil War’s borderlands.

    MacLeod’s Northern Armageddon also looks interesting.

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