The American Spirit: The Paintings of Mort Kunstlerby Mort Kunstler, Henry Steele Commager, Rod Gragg
From traditions of Native Americans to depictions of the Civil War to the first man on the moon, more than 185 paintings by acclaimed American history artist Mort Kunstler are reproduced in full color in this beautiful volume. Commager's text provides an informative descriptive narrative.
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Meet the Author
Mort Künstler has been enthralled with the Civil War since his first painting commemorating the battle of Gettysburg. He has had numerous one-man exhibitions at galleries such as Hammer Galleries in New York City, and he was the subject of a one-hour special on A&E Network's Time Machine. His previous books include Images of the Civil War, Gettysburg, Jackson and Lee,
and The American Spirit.
Rod Gragg is an historian, journalist, and author. Among his published works are Covered with Glory: The 26th North Carolina Infantry at Gettysburg (for which he won the first Dr. James I. Robertson, Jr. Prize for Confederate History), Confederate Goliath: The Battle of Fort Fisher (for which he won the Fletcher Pratt Award from the New York City Civil War Round Table as the best Civil War book of the year), and A Commitment to Valor. He has also been awarded the Douglas Southall Freeman Award for history. His books have been selected for Book-of-the-Month clubs, the History Book Club, and the Military History Book Club
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