Elizabeth R. Varon
Elizabeth R. Varon is an American historian, and Langbourne M. Williams Professor of American History at the University of Virginia.
She is an Organization of American Historians lecturer. She was co-director of the Society for Historians of the Early American Republic.
- We Mean to Be Counted: White Women and Politics in Antebellum Virginia: White Women & Politics in Antebellum Virginia. Univ of North Carolina Press. 1998. ISBN 978-0-8078-6608-5.
- Southern Lady, Yankee Spy: The True Story of Elizabeth Van Lew, a Union Agent in the Heart of the Confederacy, Oxford University Press, USA, 2003, ISBN 9780195142280
- Disunion!: The Coming of the American Civil War, 1789-1859: The Coming of the American Civil War, 1789-1859. Univ of North Carolina Press. 1 November 2008. ISBN 978-0-8078-8718-9.
- Appomattox: Victory, Defeat, and Freedom at the End of the Civil War. Oxford University Press, USA. 6 September 2013. pp. 4–. ISBN 978-0-19-934792-6.
- Adam Smith (August 2009). "Disunion! The Coming of the American Civil War, 1789-1859". H-CivWar.
The debate on Civil War causation will continue, but this is a thoughtful effort to circumvent the revisionist/fundamentalist dichotomy, and as good an account of the worldview of antebellum Americans as one can read.
- "Appomattox". Kirkus. August 12, 2013.
A careful, scholarly consideration of how the ambiguities surrounding the defeat of the South resolved into the bitter eras of Reconstruction and Jim Crow.