The Legacy of the Civil War

The Legacy of the Civil War

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by Robert Penn Warren
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0803298013

ISBN-13: 9780803298019

Pub. Date: 04/01/1998

Publisher: UNP - Bison Books


In this elegant book, the Pulitzer Prize-winning writer explores the manifold ways in which the Civil War changed the United States forever. He confronts its costs, not only human (six hundred thousand men killed) and economic (beyond reckoning) but social and psychological. He touches on popular misconceptions, including some concerning Abraham Lincoln and the

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In this elegant book, the Pulitzer Prize-winning writer explores the manifold ways in which the Civil War changed the United States forever. He confronts its costs, not only human (six hundred thousand men killed) and economic (beyond reckoning) but social and psychological. He touches on popular misconceptions, including some concerning Abraham Lincoln and the issue of slavery. The war in all its facets “grows in our consciousness,” arousing complex emotions and leaving “a gallery of great human images for our contemplation.”

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ISBN-13:
9780803298019
Publisher:
UNP - Bison Books
Publication date:
04/01/1998
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
641,694
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.30(d)

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