Drew Faust on the Legacy of the Civil War

As part of a panel on PBS’s News Hour, Drew Faust discusses the disconnect between scholarly and public understandings of the Civil War. Continue Reading Drew Faust on the Legacy of the Civil War

Civil War books now available in Large-Print format

UNC Press is excited to now offer some of our best-selling and award-winning Civil War books in easy-to-read, Large-Print format. Set in 16-point type, these books have been designed to make some of our most requested titles accessible to a larger number of readers than ever before.  A dozen books are ready now, and more… Continue Reading Civil War books now available in Large-Print format

James McPherson’s top five books on the Civil War away from the battlefield

The Wall Street Journal has published a series of “Five Best” book lists in various subjects this month, including books on financial meltdowns and books on the history of medicine. This week’s list offers Pulitzer Prize-winning author James M. McPherson‘s top five books about the Civil War away from the battlefield. Of the five books… Continue Reading James McPherson’s top five books on the Civil War away from the battlefield