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The destructive war : William Tecumseh Sherman, Stonewall Jackson, and the Americans

Autore: Charles Royster
Editore: New York : Knopf : Random House [distributor], 1991.
Edizione/Formato:   book_printbook : Biography : English : 1st edVedi tutte le edizioni e i formati
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From the moment the Civil War began, partisans on both sides were calling not just for victory but for extermination. And both sides found leaders who would oblige. In this vivid and fearfully persuasive book, Charles Royster looks at William Tecumseh Sherman and Stonewall Jackson, the men who came to embody the apocalyptic passions of North and South, and re-creates their characters, their strategies, and the  Per saperne di più…
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Genere/forma: History
Informazioni aggiuntive sul formato: Online version:
Royster, Charles.
Destructive war.
New York : Knopf : Random House [distributor], 1991
(OCoLC)551443774
Online version:
Royster, Charles.
Destructive war.
New York : Knopf : Random House [distributor], 1991
(OCoLC)607852170
Persona incaricata: William T Sherman; Stonewall Jackson; Stonewall Jackson; William T Sherman; Stonewall Jackson; William T Sherman
Tipo materiale: Biography, Risorsa internet
Tipo documento: Book, Internet Resource
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: Charles Royster
ISBN: 0394524853 9780394524856
Numero OCLC: 22907203
Descrizione: xii, 523 pages, [16] pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Responsabilità: Charles Royster.
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From the moment the Civil War began, partisans on both sides were calling not just for victory but for extermination. And both sides found leaders who would oblige. In this vivid and fearfully persuasive book, Charles Royster looks at William Tecumseh Sherman and Stonewall Jackson, the men who came to embody the apocalyptic passions of North and South, and re-creates their characters, their strategies, and the feelings they inspired in their countrymen. At once an incisive dual biography, hypnotically engrossing military history, and a cautionary examination of the American penchant for patriotic bloodshed, The Destructive War is a work of enormous power.

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