With the disappearance of stand-alone book review sections in many newspapers and a drastic drop in the number of reviews in magazines, scholars have few timely ways to keep up with the latest books in the humanities and social sciences. H-Net's Book Channel is a state-of-the-art solution: A book discovery service that fills a crucial void.

--Steven Mintz, University of Texas at Austin

H-CivWar Author Interviews

Author Interview--Dillon J. Carroll (Invisible Wounds) Part 1

Hello H-CivWar Readers:

Today we feature Dillon J. Carroll to talk about his new book, Invisible Wounds: Mental Illness and Civil War Soldiers, published by the Louisiana State University Press in December 2021.

Dillon J. Carroll is a history instructor at Butte College in Oroville, California. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Georgia. He has published in Civil War History and The New York Times.

From the Web

From the Web: The Multigraph Collective and Interacting with Print

In the latest Perspectives on History, editor Allison Miller tells the fascinating story of the Multigraph Collective, a group of 22 book historians and print scholars from Canada, the US, and the UK interested in the materiality and interactivity of reading who employed a radical form of electronic collaboration to produce the jointly composed and edited "multigraph,"

 

The Book Channel is a new book announcement service from H-Net. We are continually importing new publisher catalogs to help readers discover new academic texts in their fields. Visit daily to find new lists of recently published academic titles. Browse the full lists of categories and publishers.

The Book Channel also commissions and publishes original content related to new and innovative scholarship. Explore essays on teaching, current events, and other topics of interest here.

Follow us on Twitter @HNetBookChannel or get in touch at bookchannel@mail.h-net.org.


 

Recent Reviews

Author: 
Mab Segrest
Reviewer: 
Martin Summers

Summers on Segrest, 'Administrations of Lunacy: Racism and the Haunting of American Psychiatry at the Milledgeville Asylum'

Mab Segrest. Administrations of Lunacy: Racism and the Haunting of American Psychiatry at the Milledgeville Asylum. New York: New Press, 2020. 384 pp. $28.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-62097-297-7