New to the Civil War Memory Library, 02/17

David W. Blight ed., When This Cruel War Is Over: The Civil War Letters of Charles Harvey Brewster (University of Massachusetts Press, 1992).

John A. Farrell, Richard Nixon: The Life (Vintage, 2017).

Noam Maggor, Brahmin Capitalism: Frontiers of Wealth and Populism in America’s First Gilded Age (Harvard University Press, 2017).

Bryant Simon, The Hamlet Fire: The Tragic Story of Cheap Food, Cheap Government, and Cheap Lives ((The New Press, 2017).

Brooks D. Simpson ed., Reconstruction: Voices From America’s First Great Struggle for Racial Equality (Library of America, 2018).

3 comments… add one
  • Mike Furlan Feb 19, 2018 @ 11:29

    Thanks Kevin,
    I just bought Brooks book too.

  • Patrick Young Feb 17, 2018 @ 4:10

    Just finishing the Library of America Reconstruction volume. It works very well as a read through.

    • Kevin Levin Feb 17, 2018 @ 4:25

      I am making my way through it as well and I completely agree.

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