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The Civil War - Geoffrey C Ward

Audio CD

Published: 4th September 2007
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The complete text of the bestselling narrative history of the Civil War--based on the celebrated PBS television series. This non-illustrated edition interweaves the author's narrative with the voices of the men and women who lived through that cataclysmic trail of our nationhood, from Abraham Lincoln to ordinary foot soldiers. Includes essays by distinguished historians of the era.

"From the Trade Paperback edition."

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Civil War for Beginners

By Supermum312

from New South Wales

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Pros

  • Broad Appeal
  • Continually Relevant
  • Deeply Informative
  • Easy To Understand
  • Groundbreaking Research
  • Unique Interpretation
  • Well Written

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Gift
    • Older Readers
    • Reference
    • Travel Reading

    Comments about The Civil War:

    The audio CD version is great for listening to on long car trips. There is much use of reference to historical documents and eyewitness accounts as well as reference to the causes of the war and the other issues surrounding the conflict i.e. Abolition of slavery.

    Comment on this review

    "An absorbing experience... A fine work of scholarship."- "Boston Globe""Succeeds in evoking both the grandeur of the war and its basic humanity."- "Chicago Tribune""From the Trade Paperback edition."

    ISBN: 9780739357330
    ISBN-10: 0739357336
    Audience: General
    Format: Audio CD
    Language: English
    Published: 4th September 2007
    Dimensions (cm): 14.9 x 15.4  x 1.7
    Weight (kg): 0.12