The years since the original ( 1981) publication of this book have seen a veritable explosion in writings on William T. Sherman. A host of theses and dissertations on the matter of the media in time of war have appeared, as have books, articles, columns in contemporary newspapers, and segments on television programs.
It would be beyond the scope of this bibliography to list even a small percentage of these publications, especially those on the legal and political aspects of the issue. Since I found theses, dissertations, and books to be particularly helpful in my attempt to summarize what had happened since 1981 in political-military-media relations, I will mention a number of these. And, since this book focuses on the activities of William T. Sherman, I want to alert the reader to the most significant recent monographs on him. None of the new publications delve into his anti-journalism activities with the depth of this book, so its republication in paperback form will continue to fill what would otherwise be a void in the literature.
A number of biographies of Sherman have appeared in recent years. These include this author's Sherman, A Soldier's Passion for Order ( New York: Free Press, 1993), the book cited as the new standard life of the general; Michael Fellman, Citizen Sherman ( New York: Random House, 1995), a sharply critical