Recommended Literature

The Latest from the Front

Below, find lists of the newest scholarship to emerge in the Civil War field.  From battles and leaders, on through the homefront, social issues, slavery and emancipation, the last few years have presented the academic world with a treasure trove of Civil War scholarship.

Civil War Books 2010 (.xls)

New Civil War Books in 2009 [XLS, 81.5 KB]

New Civil War Books in 2008

New Civil War Books in 2007

New Civil War Books in 2006

New Civil War Books in 2005


Classics, New and Old

The "Top 200" list breaks down some of the must-reads in the field of Civil War studies, and is broken down by subject into easy to navigate categories.

Our Top 200 Books and Articles