History- Civil War HBDJ Book- Analytical Bibliography-Eichert-'97
The CIVIL WAR in BOOKS An Analytical Bibliography was written by David J. Eicher with Foreword by Gary W. Gallagher. Published in 1997 by the University of Illinois Press, Urbana and Chicago. Hardback. Dust jacket. 407 pages. Table of contents. Indexed. A critical guide to over 6,000 books (by historians, press, politicians, and the soldiers themselves) published about the Civil War prior to 1960. 11" x 8.5"
David Eicher is the managing editor of Astronomy Magazine and has studied and photographed Civil War battlefields for over a decade. James M. McPherson, author of the Pulitzer Prize winning book "Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era" writes of this book: "...an amazing acheivement. Eicher has clearly read all of these books and is able to summarize them intelligently. This is the best critical bibliography in more than three decades. All of the best books are included, organized logically into categories that are easy to use, enabling the user to find the exact book or books relevant to his interest."
Back cover top corner is curved inward a bit. The book is in extremely good condition otherwise.
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