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).

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
  • 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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