Books by Drew Gilpin Faust

Released: Jan. 10, 2008

"An illuminating study, well deserving of a place alongside Michael Kammen's Mystic Chords of Memory: The Transformation of Tradition in American Culture (1991)."
A moving work of social history, detailing how the Civil War changed perceptions and behaviors about death. Read full book review >
Released: March 4, 1996

"Though repetitive at times in its inclusiveness, this is a fine, caring social history that also offers surprising insights into the development of the southern American woman's consciousness. (38 b&w illustrations, not seen)"
A wonderfully researched chronicle of a largely unexamined social elite that enriches the fields of Civil War and women's studies. Read full book review >