Off the Shelf: Gary W. Gallagher

September 14, 2009

September 14, 2009 — Gary W. Gallagher, John L. Nau III Professor in the History of the American Civil War, and Joan Waugh, UCLA, editors, "Wars Within a War: Controversy and Conflict over the American Civil War." UNC Press.

The 12 essays in "Wars Within a War" explore the internal stresses that posed challenges to the viability of the opposing sides in the Civil War as well as some of the ways in which wartime disputes and cultural fissures carried over into the postwar years and beyond.