The Confederate Nation: 1861 to 1865
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The Confederate Nation: 1861 to 1865

by Emory M. Thomas
     
 

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The Confederate Nation has yet to be superseded as the standard title on the subject. ” —Journal of Southern History, 2007

“Incisive and insightful…. As good a short history of the Southern war effort was we have.” —T. Harry Williams, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Lincoln and His Generals

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The Confederate Nation has yet to be superseded as the standard title on the subject. ” —Journal of Southern History, 2007

“Incisive and insightful…. As good a short history of the Southern war effort was we have.” —T. Harry Williams, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Lincoln and His Generals

Emory M. Thomas’s critically acclaimed chronicle of the Confederacy remains widely recognized as the standard history of the South during the Civil War. Now with a new introduction by the author, The Confederate Nation presents a high readable, highly personal portrait of the Southern experience during the Civil War. Thomas, renowned for his illuminating biographies of Robert E. Lee and other Southern generals, here delivers the definitive account of the political and military events that defined the nation during its period of greatest turmoil.

Editorial Reviews

Journal of Southern History
The Confederate Nation has yet to be superseded as the standard title on the subject. ”
Civil War History
“The classic book on the Confederacy.”
T. Harry Williams
“An incisive and insightful account of the Confederacy. As good a short history of the Southern war effort was we have.”

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780062061027
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
03/15/2011
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
416
Sales rank:
690,631
Product dimensions:
5.20(w) x 7.90(h) x 1.20(d)

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T. Harry Williams
“An incisive and insightful account of the Confederacy. As good a short history of the Southern war effort was we have.”

Meet the Author

Emory M. Thomas is Regents Professor of History Emeritus at the University of Georgia. He is the author of eight books, including acclaimed biographies of the Confederate generals J. E. B. Stuart and Robert E. Lee. He lives in Athens, Georgia.

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