Why the South Lost the Civil War

Why the South Lost the Civil War

by Richard E. Beringer, Herman Hattaway, Archer Jones, William N. Still Jr.
     
 


In this widely heralded book first published in 1986, four historians consider the popularly held explanations for southern defeat--state-rights disputes, inadequate military supply and strategy, and the Union blockade--undergirding their discussion with a chronological account of the war's progress. In the end, the authors find that the South lacked the will to… See more details below

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In this widely heralded book first published in 1986, four historians consider the popularly held explanations for southern defeat--state-rights disputes, inadequate military supply and strategy, and the Union blockade--undergirding their discussion with a chronological account of the war's progress. In the end, the authors find that the South lacked the will to win, that weak Confederate nationalism and the strength of a peculiar brand of evangelical Protestantism sapped the South's ability to continue a war that was not yet lost on the field.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780820313962
Publisher:
University of Georgia Press
Publication date:
10/28/1991
Series:
Brown Thrasher Books Series
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
582
Sales rank:
477,995
Product dimensions:
(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.57(d)

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