New to the Civil War Memory Library, 08/02

Searching for Black Confederates hits bookstores in just a couple of weeks. Secure your copy today by ordering direct from UNC Press, Amazon, Barnes & Noble and IndieBound. Book tour dates can be found here.

Jeff Forrett, Williams’ Gang: A Notorious Slave Trader and His Cargo of Black Convicts (Cambridge University Press, 2019).

Alejandro De La Fuente and Ariela J. Gross, Becoming Free, Becoming Black: Race, Freedom, and the Law in Cuba, Virginia, and Louisiana (Cambridge University Press, 2020).

S.C. Gwynne, Hymns of the Republic: The Story of the Final Year of the American Civil War (Scribner, 2019).

Hidetaka Hirota, Expelling the Poor: Atlantic Seaboard States & the 19th-Century Origins of American Immigration Policy (Oxford University Press, 2017).

Jill Lepore, This America: The Case for the Nation (Liveright, 2019).

Jefferson Morley, Snow-Storm in August: The Struggle for American Freedom and Washington’s Race Riot of 1835 (Random House, 2012).

Clay Risen, The Crowded Hour: Theodore Roosevelt, The Rough Riders, and the Dawn of the American Century (Scribner, 2019).

2 comments… add one
  • patyoungcarecen2019 Aug 3, 2019 @ 3:57

    Ok, I finally bought your book only five weeks before it is published.

    • Kevin Levin Aug 3, 2019 @ 4:20

      Thanks, Pat. I knew you would come through in the end. 🙂

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