passa ai contenuti
Gettysburg : a novel of the Civil War Anteprima di questo documento
ChiudiAnteprima di questo documento
Stiamo controllando…

Gettysburg : a novel of the Civil War

Autore: Newt Gingrich; William R Forstchen; Albert S Hanser
Editore: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2003.
Serie: Gettysburg, 1.
Edizione/Formato:   Libro a stampa : Fiction : English : 1st edVedi tutte le edizioni e i formati
Sommario:
After five years of research, comes a novel that explores how a victory for Robert E. Lee at The Battle of Gettysburg might have truly changed the course, and outcome, of the Civil War. One of the greatest "what if'' questions in U.S. history, the authors painstakingly researched the novel, holding roundtable meetings with top military minds to go over every page of the book, ensuring accurate, dramatic battle  Per saperne di più…
Voto:

(non ancora votato) 0 con commenti - Diventa il primo.

Soggetti
Altri come questo

 

Trova una copia in biblioteca

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Stiamo ricercando le biblioteche che possiedono questo documento…

Dettagli

Genere/formato: War fiction
Fiction
History
War stories
Alternative histories (Fiction)
Tipo materiale: Fiction, Risorsa internet
Tipo documento Libro, Risorsa Internet
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: Newt Gingrich; William R Forstchen; Albert S Hanser
ISBN: 031230935X 9780312309350
Numero OCLC: 51559226
Descrizione: viii, 463 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Titolo della serie: Gettysburg, 1.
Responsabilità: Newt Gingrich and William Forstchen ; and Albert S. Hanser, contributing editor.
Maggiori informazioni

Sinossi:

The year is 1863 and General Robert E. Lee and his army are poised to attack the North at Gettysburg. But Lee's campaign ended in failure, which has posed one of the great "what if" debates in  Per saperne di più…

Commenti

Recensioni editoriali

Sinossi editore

"Two respected historians, one horrific battle - and the challenging question of "what if...?' Sure to become a Civil War classic..."--W.E.B. Griffin, author of Final Justice

 
Commenti degli utenti
Recuperando commenti GoodReads…
Stiamo recuperando commenti DOGObooks

Etichette

Diventa il primo.
Conferma questa richiesta

Potresti aver già richiesto questo documento. Seleziona OK se si vuole procedere comunque con questa richiesta.

Linked data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/51559226> # Gettysburg : a novel of the Civil War
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
   library:oclcnum "51559226" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/675384#Place/pennsylvania> ; # Pennsylvania
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1351658> ; # American Civil War (1861-1865)
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/675384#Topic/war_stories> ; # War stories
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1404274> ; # Gettysburg, Battle of (Pennsylvania : 1863)
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/675384#Topic/gettysburg_battle_of_gettysburg_pa_1863> ; # Gettysburg, Battle of, Gettysburg, Pa., 1863
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/813.6/e21/> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/675384#Event/1861_1865> ; # 1861-1865
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1214261> ; # Pennsylvania--Gettysburg.
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/675384#Topic/war> ; # War
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/675384#Topic/historical_fiction> ; # Historical fiction
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/675384#Topic/united_states_history_1861_1865_civil_war> ; # United States--History--1861-1865, Civil War
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/675384#Topic/alternative_histories> ; # Alternative histories
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204598> ; # Pennsylvania.
   schema:bookEdition "1st ed." ;
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:contributor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/675384#Person/forstchen_william_r> ; # William R. Forstchen
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/33707718> ; # Albert S. Hanser
   schema:creator <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/675384#Person/gingrich_newt> ; # Newt Gingrich
   schema:datePublished "2003" ;
   schema:description "After five years of research, comes a novel that explores how a victory for Robert E. Lee at The Battle of Gettysburg might have truly changed the course, and outcome, of the Civil War. One of the greatest "what if'' questions in U.S. history, the authors painstakingly researched the novel, holding roundtable meetings with top military minds to go over every page of the book, ensuring accurate, dramatic battle scenes, military strategy, and captivating period details. The Civil War is the American Iliad. Lincoln, Stonewall Jackson, Grant, and Lee still stand as heroic ideals, as stirring to our national memory as were the legendary Achilles and Hector to the world of the ancient Greeks. Within the story of our Iliad one battle stands forth above all others: Gettysburg. Millions visit Gettysburg each year to walk the fields and hills where Joshua Chamberlain made his legendary stand and Pickett went down to a defeat which doomed a nation, but in defeat forever became a symbol of the heroic Lost Cause. As the years passed, and the scars healed, the debate, rather than drifting away has intensified. It is the battle which has become the great "what if," of American history and the center of a dreamscape where Confederate banners finally do crown the heights above the town. The year is 1863, and General Robert E. Lee and his Army of Northern Virginia are poised to attack the North and claim the victory that would end the brutal conflict. But Lee's Gettysburg campaign ended in failure, ultimately deciding the outcome of the war. Launching his men into a vast sweeping operation, of which the town of Gettysburg is but one small part of the plan, General Lee, acting as he did at Chancellorsville, Second Manassas, and Antietam, displays the audacity of old. He knows he has but one more good chance to gain ultimate victory, for after two years of war the relentless power of an industrialized north is wearing the South down. Lee's lieutenants and the men in the ranks, imbued with this renewed spirit of the offensive embark on the Gettysburg Campaign that many dream "should have been." The soldiers in the line, Yank and Reb, knew as well that this would be the great challenge, the decisive moment that would decided whether a nation would die, or be created, and both sides were ready, willing to lay down their lives for their Cause. An action-packed and painstakingly researched masterwork, Gettysburg stands as the first book in a series to tell the story of how history could have unfolded, how a victory for Lee would have changed the destiny of the nation forever. In the great tradition of The Killer Angels and Jeff Shaara's bestselling Civil War trilogy, this is a novel of true heroism and glory in America's most trying hour."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/675384> ;
   schema:genre "War stories"@en ;
   schema:genre "Fiction"@en ;
   schema:genre "History"@en ;
   schema:genre "War fiction"@en ;
   schema:genre "Alternative histories (Fiction)"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/675384#Series/gettysburg> ; # Gettysburg ;
   schema:name "Gettysburg : a novel of the Civil War"@en ;
   schema:productID "51559226" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/51559226#PublicationEvent/new_york_st_martin_s_press_2003> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/675384#Agent/st_martin_s_press> ; # St. Martin's Press
   schema:url <http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/samples/hol051/2003041381.html> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780312309350> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/51559226> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/675384#Agent/st_martin_s_press> # St. Martin's Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
   schema:name "St. Martin's Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/675384#Person/forstchen_william_r> # William R. Forstchen
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Forstchen" ;
   schema:givenName "William R." ;
   schema:name "William R. Forstchen" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/675384#Person/gingrich_newt> # Newt Gingrich
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Gingrich" ;
   schema:givenName "Newt" ;
   schema:name "Newt Gingrich" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/675384#Series/gettysburg> # Gettysburg ;
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
   schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/51559226> ; # Gettysburg : a novel of the Civil War
   schema:name "Gettysburg ;" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/675384#Topic/alternative_histories> # Alternative histories
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Alternative histories"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/675384#Topic/gettysburg_battle_of_gettysburg_pa_1863> # Gettysburg, Battle of, Gettysburg, Pa., 1863
    a schema:Intangible ;
   rdfs:seeAlso <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008105092> ;
   schema:name "Gettysburg, Battle of, Gettysburg, Pa., 1863"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/675384#Topic/historical_fiction> # Historical fiction
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Historical fiction"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/675384#Topic/united_states_history_1861_1865_civil_war> # United States--History--1861-1865, Civil War
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "United States--History--1861-1865, Civil War"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204598> # Pennsylvania.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "Pennsylvania." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1214261> # Pennsylvania--Gettysburg.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "Pennsylvania--Gettysburg." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1351658> # American Civil War (1861-1865)
    a bgn:Meeting, schema:Event ;
   schema:name "American Civil War (1861-1865)" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1404274> # Gettysburg, Battle of (Pennsylvania : 1863)
    a bgn:Meeting, schema:Event ;
   schema:name "Gettysburg, Battle of (Pennsylvania : 1863)" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/33707718> # Albert S. Hanser
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Hanser" ;
   schema:givenName "Albert S." ;
   schema:name "Albert S. Hanser" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780312309350>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "031230935X" ;
   schema:isbn "9780312309350" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Chiudi finestra

Per favore entra in WorldCat 

Non hai un account? Puoi facilmente crearne uno gratuito.