Books by Peter Charles Hoffer

UNCIVIL WARRIORS by Peter Charles Hoffer
Released: June 1, 2018

"A worthy addition to the thinking person's Civil War library."
An exploration of several legal conundrums of the Civil War. Read full book review >
Released: May 1, 2006

"Timely and thoughtful, if not always well told."
Scholarly recounting of America's most catastrophic urban disasters, from the tipped-over lantern that set colonial Boston ablaze in 1760 to the flames that erupted when terrorist-piloted airliners slammed into the World Trade Center. Read full book review >
Released: Oct. 1, 2004

"What emerges in this well-researched assessment of a nasty problem are both the author's love for his discipline and his grief for the losses it has sustained."
A professor of history takes to the woodshed not only the recent high-profile plagiarizers and prevaricators (Bellesiles, Goodwin, Ambrose, Ellis) but also those whose acts of omission and commission made possible the whole dreary mess. Read full book review >