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UNC Press E-Book Shorts

UNC Press e-book shorts logoUNC 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.


The Battle of Vicksburg

The Battle of Vicksburg

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

Michael B. Ballard

eBook

Rebels Against Confederate Mississippi

Rebels Against Confederate Mississippi

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

Victoria E. Bynum

eBook

Confederate Women and Yankee Men

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

Drew Gilpin Faust

eBook

Lee’s Army Has Not Lost Any of Its Prestige

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

Gary W. Gallagher

eBook

Armistead and Garnett

Armistead and Garnett

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

Robert K. Krick

eBook

The Mortal Wounding of Stonewall Jackson

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

Robert K. Krick

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The Battle of Fredericksburg

The Battle of Fredericksburg

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

George C. Rable

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On Pickett’s Charge

On Pickett’s Charge

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

Carol Reardon

eBook

Women and the Politics of Sterilization

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

Johanna Schoen

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