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Loren Schweninger
Nicole Topich

Topich on Schweninger, 'Appealing for Liberty: Freedom Suits in the South'

Loren Schweninger. Appealing for Liberty: Freedom Suits in the South. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018. x + 428 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-066428-2.

Reviewed by Nicole Topich (SUNY Upstate Medical University) Published on H-CivWar (May, 2019) Commissioned by Madeleine Forrest (Randolph-Macon College)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=53552

Author Interview--Stephanie McCurry (Women's War)

Hello H-CivWar readers,

today we feature Stephanie McCurry to talk about her new book Women’s War: Fighting and Surviving the American Civil War.

Stephanie McCurry is the R. Gordon Hoxie Professor of American History in Honor of Dwight D. Eisenhower at Columbia University. She is the author of Masters of Small Worlds and Confederate Reckoning.

Stephanie, could you give our readers a brief idea of how this book came about and what your argument is?