Books by Brooks D. Simpson

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 21, 2000

"Guaranteed to enlighten and please anyone who hasn't had enough of the Civil War and its central figures. (7 maps, not seen)"
The superb first installment in a planned two-volume biography of the greatest Northern general of the Civil War—and one of the most remarkable military figures of all time. Read full book review >
THE RECONSTRUCTION PRESIDENTS by Brooks D. Simpson
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 28, 1998

"A powerful analysis of a darkly formative period in American history. (History Book Club selection)"
The historian Eric Foner has presented the Reconstruction as a failed opportunity to achieve emancipation and equality for black Americans. Read full book review >