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A Great Civil War

A Military and Political History 1861-1865

by Russell F. Weigley

  • 192 Want to read
  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Indiana University Press .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • American history: c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Civil war,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • Military,
  • USA,
  • Military - General,
  • Political History,
  • United States - Civil War

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages648
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9542602M
    ISBN 100253217067
    ISBN 109780253217066
    OCLC/WorldCa56448465

      The Washington Post also gave the book a good review, describing it as a “powerful account of ‘the real war,'” and stated that it does a great job of dispelling “the romantic claptrap that still envelops a war that took as many American lives, ,, as all other wars from the Revolution to Korea combined..” and “convincingly. Recommended Reading: American Civil War, American Revolution, and Abraham Lincoln by Gordon Leidner of Great American History. I've been an avid student of the Civil War, American Revolution, and Abraham Lincoln for over 30 years, and have listed below several of the books I found to be particularly worth reading.

    The pictorial history of the great Civil War: its causes, origin, conduct and results: embracing full and authentic accounts of its battles by land and sea, with graphic descriptions of heroic deeds achieved by armies and individuals, narratives of personal adventure, thrilling incidents, daring exploits, wonderful escapes, life in camp, field, and hospital, adventures at sea, blockade life. Jonathan White is the author of the most recent authoritative study of one great Civil War legal case in 's Abraham Lincoln and Treason in the Civil War: The Trials of John Merryman, and now he and Stewart Winger are the editors behind a new anthology examining the long-term significance of another important Civil War legal battle, that of.

    Homer's face encouraging readers to scramble to discern the "truth" from the Homer's "lies" and never forgetting the events of the Civil War that are masterfully interwoven into Homer's life. This book, woven in your classroom, will create lifelong of memories through living history with a special character, a courageous friend.4/5(2). The Great War for Civilisation is the second book Fisk has written about the Middle East with the first one, Pity the Nation, (Nation Books, ) being about the Lebanese Civil War. Fisk's book details his travels to many of the hotspots of the Middle East, such as Iraq and Iran during the Iran–Iraq War, and his numerous interviews with Author: Robert Fisk.


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A Great Civil War: A Military and Political History is written in smooth but not especially compelling style. I enjoyed reading it because the military history of the Civil War is among my favorite subjects, but I cannot honestly recommend this book as superior to previous one-volume histories, most notably McPherson's Battle Cry of A Great Civil War book For our latest newsstand-only special issue, The Civil War Almanac, we asked a panel of Civil War historians—J.

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50, civilians andsoldier deaths. Maybe these figures are higher. Of course, this accounted for more American deaths than all of the other wars America has. —Civil War Book Review” “Weigley's A Great Civil War is the finest, most complete and insightful, and historiographically up-to-date, large-scale one-volume military and political history of the U.S.

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