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UNC Press E-Book Shorts

Introducing UNC Press E-Book Shorts


UNC Press Civil War ShortsUNC Press Shorts excerpt compelling, shorter narratives from selected bestselling books published by the University of North Carolina Press and present them as engaging, quick reads. Offered exclusively as e-books, these shorts present essential concepts, defining moments, and concise introductions to topics. They are intended to stir the imagination and encourage exploration of the original publications from which they are drawn. Forthcoming UNC Press Shorts will highlight some of the most significant publications in many disciplines, including American History, African American history, religious studies, and more.

Among the first of these e-book shorts are a series of UNC Press Civil War Shorts that excerpt rousing narratives from distinguished UNC Press books on the military, political, social, and cultural history of the Civil War era. These e-book shorts focus on pivotal moments and figures and are intended to provide a concise introduction to larger themes. For in-depth analysis, contextualization, and perspective, we invite readers to consider the original publications from which these works are drawn.

Look for more UNC Press E-Book Shorts to be issued in the coming months.

<SPAN STYLE= "" >Armistead and Garnett</SPAN>
E-Book: $6.99

Armistead and Garnett

A UNC Press Civil War Short, Excerpted from The Third Day at Gettysburg and Beyond, edited by Gary W. Gallagher

By Robert K. Krick

The parallel lives of two Confederate soldiers who met their end on the field at Gettysburg

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<SPAN STYLE= "" >Lee’s Army Has Not Lost Any of Its Prestige</SPAN>
E-Book: $2.99

Lee’s Army Has Not Lost Any of Its Prestige

A UNC Press Civil War Short, Excerpted from The Third Day at Gettysburg and Beyond, edited by Gary W. Gallagher

By Gary W. Gallagher

The impact of Gettysburg on the Army of Northern Virginia and the Confederate home front

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<SPAN STYLE= "" >Women and the Politics of Sterilization</SPAN>
E-Book: $6.99

Women and the Politics of Sterilization

A UNC Press Short, Excerpted from Choice and Coercion: Birth Control, Sterilization, and Abortion in Public Health and Welfare

By Johanna Schoen

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<SPAN STYLE= "" >Confederate Women and Yankee Men</SPAN>
E-Book: $3.99

Confederate Women and Yankee Men

A UNC Press Civil War Short, Excerpted from Mothers of Invention: Women of the Slaveholding South in the American Civil War

By Drew Gilpin Faust

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<SPAN STYLE= "" >Rebels Against Confederate Mississippi</SPAN>
E-Book: $4.99

Rebels Against Confederate Mississippi

A UNC Press Civil War Short, Excerpted from The Free State of Jones: Mississippi's Longest Civil War

By Victoria E. Bynum

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<SPAN STYLE= "" >The Battle of Fredericksburg</SPAN>
E-Book: $9.99

The Battle of Fredericksburg

A UNC Press Civil War Short, Excerpted from Fredericksburg! Fredericksburg!

By George C. Rable

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<SPAN STYLE= "" >The Battle of Vicksburg</SPAN>
E-Book: $9.99

The Battle of Vicksburg

A UNC Press Civil War Short, Excerpted from Vicksburg: The Campaign That Opened the Mississippi

By Michael B. Ballard

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<SPAN STYLE= "" >On Pickett’s Charge</SPAN>
E-Book: $6.99

On Pickett’s Charge

A UNC Press Civil War Short, Excerpted from Pickett’s Charge in History and Memory

By Carol Reardon

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<SPAN STYLE= "" >The Mortal Wounding of Stonewall Jackson</SPAN>
E-Book: $2.99

The Mortal Wounding of Stonewall Jackson

A UNC Press Civil War Short, Excerpted from Chancellorsville: The Battle and Its Aftermath, edited by Gary W. Gallagher

By Robert K. Krick

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