Civil Warriors Polls: The Most Influential Books in the Past 20 Years
Rather than join the discussion over recent polls, I think it better to poll our readership on questions of interest to us (read me). To do this, I’ve created an e-mail address for the group (firstname.lastname@example.org). Here’s the first question:
It’s been twenty years since the publication of James M. McPherson’s Battle Cry of Freedom. Tell us what you believe are the five books that have done the most to transform our understanding of the field of Civil War scholarship since that that book appeared.