Books by Andrew Ward

Released: June 10, 2008

"A fresh angle and a wealth of material that will be unfamiliar even to avid buffs."
A Civil War history created out of slaves' narratives. Read full book review >
Released: Sept. 26, 2005

"Probably won't settle any arguments."
A dark episode of the Civil War comes under scrutiny by an author who admits to having a fascination with 19th-century massacres. Read full book review >
Released: May 1, 2000

"Very readable history of a forgotten period and a group that saved their school and taught the world to sing their songs."
A bittersweet and movingly told story of the African-American singers who introduced Negro spirituals to audiences in the US and Europe to raise money for their alma mater, experiencing great triumphs and humiliating prejudice in the process. Read full book review >
Released: April 1, 1996

"40 illustrations, not seen)."
A skillful retelling of a celebrated Victorian military engagement: the rebel siege of the north Indian city of Cawnpore during the Indian Mutiny of 1857. Read full book review >