The Civil War For Dummies

The Civil War For Dummies

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by Keith D. Dickson
     
 

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Includes maps of major battles and photos

The leaders, the politics, the battles, the soldiers — all brought vividly to life The Civil War changed everything in America. What really happened? Packed with fascinating anecdotes, fun facts, and top ten lists, this friendly reference clues you in on the issues that caused the war and gives you the scoop on the

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Includes maps of major battles and photos

The leaders, the politics, the battles, the soldiers — all brought vividly to life The Civil War changed everything in America. What really happened? Packed with fascinating anecdotes, fun facts, and top ten lists, this friendly reference clues you in on the issues that caused the war and gives you the scoop on the people, politics, and battles that decided its outcome.

Discover how to: Understand the causes of the war Trace the major military campaigns Evaluate the generals and leaders Discover the war's impact on women, African Americans, and American Indians Visit battlefields and see reenactments

The Dummies Way Explanations in plain English "Get in, get out" information Icons and other navigational aids Tear-out cheat sheet Top ten lists A dash of humor and fun

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764552441
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/28/2001
Series:
For Dummies Series
Pages:
408
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.80(d)

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