University Press of Kentucky
By writing Rethinking the Civil War Era: Directions for Research, Paul Escott, the Reynolds Professor of History at Wake Forest University and a renowned historian of American slavery and Civil War, has done a valuable service to his peers. The book reviews a wide range of recent scholarships in Civil War history, organized by six themes – the roots of the war, wartime societies, African Americans and the Civil War, military history, environmental impact of the war, and the war’s consequences. In addition, the book offers an informative and user-friendly discussion of how new techniques of digital age can help Civil War historians to expand and deepen their inquiries.
"Rethinking the Civil War Era: Directions for Research,"
Civil War Book Review: Vol. 22
Available at: https://digitalcommons.lsu.edu/cwbr/vol22/iss1/25