"...the author is talented and the book designer inspired, the result is very agreeable." -- Virginia Quarterly Review
<br /><br />"Effectively arranged and, most gratifying, presneted in a singularly easy prose style ... [a] first-rate industrial history." -- American Historical Review
<br /><br />"Makes a solid contribution to an understanding not only of the rise and fall of the Confederacy..." --Journal of American History
About the Author
Charles B. Dew is professor of history at Williams College and author of Bond of Iron: Master and Slave at Buffalo Forge.