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Announcement of The Bobbie and John Nau Book Prize in American Civil War Era History

Announcement of The Bobbie and John Nau Book Prize in American Civil War Era History

The John L. Nau III Center for Civil War History at the University of Virginia invites nominations for the first Bobbie and John Nau Book Prize in American Civil War Era History. Titles published in 2015 will be eligible. The $25,000 prize focuses primarily on scholarship devoted to the war itself but is also open to works on the background and consequences of the conflict. Collections of essays or primary documents, works of fiction, and poetry should not be submitted.

Author: 
James M. McPherson
Reviewer: 
Charles Wexler

Wexler on McPherson, 'War on the Waters: The Union and Confederate Navies, 1861-1865'


James M. McPherson. War on the Waters: The Union and Confederate Navies, 1861-1865. Littlefield History of the Civil War Era Series. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2012. Maps. 277 pp. n.p. (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-3588-3.

Reviewed by Charles Wexler (Auburn University)
Published on H-CivWar (June, 2015)
Commissioned by Bonnie Laughlin-Schultz

A Brief Look at the Civil War at Sea

ANN: Call for List Editors for H-War

H-War seeks a new list editor to join the current editorial group.  H-War is a collaborative and growing network focused on the scholarly pursuit of military history.  It has a thriving book review program and frequent and active discussions of a diverse range of military history topics.  List editors moderate the discussions, assist subscribers, and help build content on the network, working in concert with each other and with the H-War Advisory Board. Applicants can be of any rank, but should be ABD or above.  Applicants with an interest in military history are strongly preferred.

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