New Perspectives on the Civil War: Myths and Realities of the National Conflict

New Perspectives on the Civil War: Myths and Realities of the National Conflict

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by John Y. Simon, Michael E. Stevens, Gary W. Gallagher, Joseph T. Glatthaar
     
 

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Issues raised by the Civil War, including its causes and consequences, reverberate through contemporary society. Family and community connections with the war exist everywhere, as do battlefields, memorials, and other physical reminders of the conflict. Here, leading Civil War scholars gather to sort out the fact and fiction of our collective memories.See more details below

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Issues raised by the Civil War, including its causes and consequences, reverberate through contemporary society. Family and community connections with the war exist everywhere, as do battlefields, memorials, and other physical reminders of the conflict. Here, leading Civil War scholars gather to sort out the fact and fiction of our collective memories.

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In this paperbound reprint of a 1998 book (Madison House publishers), seven essays by eminent Civil War historians discuss various aspects of the conflict. Contributors include Pulitzer Prize-winner Mark E. Neely, Jr., Alan T. Nolan, John Y. Simon, James I. "Bud" Robertson, Jr., Gary W. Gallagher, Joseph T. Glatthaar, and Ervin L. Jordan, Jr. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Well-documented essays that challenge alleged misconceptions about facets of the Civil War.
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Well-documented essays that challenge alleged misconceptions about facets of the Civil War.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781461610526
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
06/05/2003
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
256
File size:
1 MB

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