by Amanda Foreman
Random House, 958 pp., $35.00
by Gary W. Gallagher
Harvard University Press, 215 pp., $27.95
by Adam Goodheart
Knopf, 481 pp., $28.95
by David Goldfield
Bloomsbury, 632 pp., $35.00
by George C. Rable
University of North Carolina Press, 586 pp., $35.00
As we begin to move through four years of commemorating the sesquicentennial of the American Civil War, the outpouring of new books will add to that conflict’s status as the most-written-about event in our history. One of the largest of these volumes—in length as well as scope—is Amanda Foreman’s spacious narrative of Anglo-American and Anglo-Confederate relations during the war.
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