18 October 2008

American Civil War: Books

In today's Wall Street Journal, James McPherson lists his picks for the five best books on the American Civil War. Apparently he has a new book out: Tried by War: Lincoln as Commander in Chief.

Here's his list:

  1. This Republic of Suffering, Drew Gilpin Faust
  2. Southern Lady, Yankee Spy, Elizabeth R. Varon
  3. Civil Wars, George C. Rable
  4. The Imagined Civil War, Alice Fahs
  5. Team of Rivals, Doris Kearns Goodwin

Any of these would be great for Marny's American Civil War Challenge. For the rules, see her blog (here).


Thanks for stopping by. I read all comments and may respond here, via e-mail, or on your blog. I visit everyone who comments, but not necessarily right away.

I cannot turn off word verification, but if you are logged into Blogger you can ignore the captcha. I have set posts older than 14 days to be on moderation. I can no longer accept anonymous comments. I'm so sorry if this means you have to register or if you have trouble commenting.


All content and photos (except where noted) copyright © cbl for Beth Fish Reads 2008-2020. All rights reserved.



To The Blogger Guide, Blogger Buster, Tips Blogger, Our Blogger Templates, BlogU, and Exploding Boy for the code for customizing my blog. To Old Book Illustrations for my ID photo. To SEO for meta-tag analysis. To Blogger Widgets for the avatars in my comments and sidebar gadgets. To Review of the Web for more gadgets. To SuziQ from Whimpulsive for help with my comments section. To Cool Tricks N Tips for my Google +1 button.

Quick Linker



  © Blogger template Coozie by Ourblogtemplates.com 2008

Back to TOP