Years of Change and Suffering: Modern Perspectives on Civil War Medicine, Guy R. Hasegawa and James M. Schmidt, editors, Edinborough Press, $29.95.
Peter D'Onofrio, Ph.D., founder and President of the Society of Civil War Surgeons, Years of Change and Suffering: Modern Perspectives on Civil War Medicine ". . . is [a]collection of essays by eight renowned authors and scholars give us a . . . vision of Civil War medicine. A must volume for the library of any Civil War medical historian."
Dr. Bill Gurley, editor, I Acted From Principle: The Civil War Diary of a Confederate Surgeon: Years of Change and Suffering is a collection of fresh and insightful essays on those essential, yet often overlooked, underpinnings of ...medical care in the Civil War. With impeccable scholarship each essay ...illuminates [the subjects'] importance to the progress of medical science, both during the war years and beyond.”
Dr. Gordon Dammann, founder of the National Museum of Civil War Medicine: "The new book Years of Change and Suffering is a must for all interested in the subject of Civil War medicine. Its authors are the elite of Civil War medical scholars of our time and they give a new, modern insight to the subject. Highly recommended."
James Schmidt is the author of Lincoln's Labels: America's Best Known Brands and the Civil War (2009) and Guy Hasegawa is the author of The Confederate medical laboratories, Southern Medical Journal, December 2003.