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The civil war : an illustrated history

Author: Geoffrey C Ward; Ric Burns; Ken Burns; et al
Publisher: New York : Knopf, 1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : ReprintedView all editions and formats
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The complete text of the bestselling narrative history of the Civil War--based on the celebrated PBS television series. This edition interweaves the author's narrative with the voices of the men and women who lived through the war.
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Genre/Form: History
Pictorial works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Geoffrey C Ward; Ric Burns; Ken Burns; et al
ISBN: 0394562852 9780394562858
OCLC Number: 471069961
Description: xix, 425 sider : ill
Contents: Introduction: The crossroads of our being --
1861: A house divided --
Why the war came / Don E. Fehrenbacher --
1862: Forever free --
Who freeds the slaves? / Barbara J. Fields --
1863: The universe of battle --
Men at war: an interview with Shelby Foote --
1864: Most hallowed ground --
War and politics / James M. McPherson --
1865: The better angels of our nature --
What the war made us / C. Vann Woodward.
Responsibility: narrative by Geoffrey C. Ward ; based on a documentary filmscript by Geoffrey C. Ward, Ric Burns and Ken Burns ; with contributions by Don E. Fehrenbacher ... et al.

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The complete text of the bestselling narrative history of the Civil War--based on the celebrated PBS television series. This edition interweaves the author's narrative with the voices of the men and women who lived through the war.

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