New to the Civil War Memory Library, 11/05

Update: A few weeks ago I mentioned that I had auditioned to host a show for A&E/History. Well, today I learned that I have advanced to the next round of auditions in New York City. This in-studio audition is scheduled to take place in the next three months. Of course, I will keep you updated.

Curating AmericaHerbert P. Bix, Hirohito and the Making of Modern Japan (Harper, 2015).

Douglas Egerton, Thunder at the Gates: The Black Civil War Regiments That Redeemed America (Basic Books, 2016). [Teaser: This is my pick for best book of 2016, which will be announced in the next issue of Civil War Monitor magazine.]

Lorien Foote, The Yankee Plague: Escaped Union Prisoners and the Collapse of the Confederacy (University of North Carolina Press, 2016).

Steven H. Hahn, A Nation Without Borders: The United States and Its World in an Age of Civil Wars, 1830-1910 (Viking, 2016).

Deborah M. Liles & Angela Boswell eds., Women in Civil War Texas: Diversity and Dissidence in the Trans-Mississippi (University of North Texas Press, 2016).

Richard Rabinowitz, Curating America: Journeys through Storyscapes of the American Past (University of North Carolina Press, 2016).

David Silkenat, Driven from Home: North Carolina’s Civil War Refugee Crisis (University of Georgia Press, 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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