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Civil War - Us Edition - G & Burns Ward

Civil War - Us Edition

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Published: 5th September 1990
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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."

"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

Introduction: The Crossroads of Our Beingp. 1
1861: A House Dividedp. 84
Why the War Camep. 88
1862: Forever Freep. 178
Who Freed the Slaves?p. 182
1863: The Universe of Battlep. 264
Men at War: An interview with Shelby Footep. 275
1864: Most Hallowed Groundp. 350
War and Politicsp. 355
1865: The Better Angels of Our Naturep. 398
What the War Made Usp. 418
Acknowledgments
Selected Bibliography
Index
Photographic Credits
Film Credits
Table of Contents provided by Blackwell. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9780394562858
ISBN-10: 0394562852
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 448
Published: 5th September 1990
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 26.75 x 25.53  x 3.38
Weight (kg): 1.81