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The fall of the House of Dixie : the Civil War and the social revolution that transformed the South

Author: Bruce C Levine
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In this major new history of the Civil War, Bruce Levine tells the riveting story of how that conflict upended the economic, political, and social life of the old South, utterly destroying the Confederacy and the society it represented and defended.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce C Levine
ISBN: 9781400067039 1400067030 9780679645351 0679645357
OCLC Number: 765486287
Description: xix, 439 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: The house of Dixie --
Securing the mansion : the slaveholder revolt and its origins --
Early portents : the first phases of war --
Recognizing the "logic of events" : Union war policy evolves, 1861-1863 --
"The clouds are dark over us" : the convulsions of 1863 --
Bound for "a land they knew not" : after slavery, what? --
Cracks in the walls widen --
A ray of light shines briefly through the rafters --
Feeling the timbers shudder --
And the walls gave way : Richmond, Appomattox, and after --
Conclusion : "We should rejoice."
Responsibility: Bruce Levine.

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In this major new history of the Civil War, Bruce Levine tells the riveting story of how that conflict upended the economic, political, and social life of the old South, utterly destroying the Confederacy and the society it represented and defended.

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