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Thomas, Emory M. 1939-

Works: 32 works in 112 publications in 2 languages and 14,397 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Conference proceedings  Pictorial works  Miscellanea  Biography‡vPictorial works 
Roles: Commentator
Classifications: E487, B
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Publications about Emory M Thomas
Publications by Emory M Thomas
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Most widely held works by Emory M Thomas
Robert E. Lee : a biography by Emory M Thomas( Book )
11 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in English and held by 2,673 libraries worldwide
The life of Robert E. Lee is a story of triumph - triumph in clearing his family name, triumph in marrying properly, triumph over the mighty Mississippi in his work as an engineer, and triumph over all other military men to become the towering figure who commanded the Confederate army in the American Civil War. But late in life Lee wrote what may be his most revealing phrase. He confessed that he "was always wanting something." This from perhaps the South's greatest hero, the man whose demeanor and presence in war were sufficient to inspire thousands to march to near-certain death. In this probing and personal biography, Emory Thomas's thorough examination of Lee's life reveals more than the man did himself, allowing us to find meaning in Lee's successes and failures. From his struggles as a youth with his father's humiliation, to his frustrating marriage into a proper and prominent family, and his lively relationships with young female friends and relatives, Lee - the uncertain scion, skilled engineer, consummate warrior, and college president - was actually an enigmatic person of latent passions. He lived in limbo between the self-control to which he aspired and the freedom for which he longed
Bold dragoon : the life of J.E.B. Stuart by Emory M Thomas( Book )
8 editions published between 1986 and 1999 in English and held by 2,434 libraries worldwide
The Confederacy as a revolutionary experience by Emory M Thomas( file )
9 editions published between 1970 and 1991 in English and held by 2,301 libraries worldwide
The Confederate nation, 1861-1865 by Emory M Thomas( Book )
25 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in English and held by 2,277 libraries worldwide
Traces the development of Southern nationalism from its foundations in the Old South through the establishment of the Confederacy and the first years of the Civil War
Inside the Confederate nation essays in honor of Emory M. Thomas by Lesley J Gordon( file )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 1,207 libraries worldwide
In The Confederacy as a Revolutionary Experience (1970) and The Confederate Nation (1979), Emory Thomas redefined the field of Civil War history and reconceptualized the Confederacy as a unique entity fighting a war for survival. Inside the Confederate Nation honors his enormous contributions to the field with fresh interpretations of all aspects of Confederate life--nationalism and identity, family and gender, battlefront and home front, race, and postwar legacies and memories. Many of the volume's twenty essays focus on individuals, households, communities, and particular regions of the South
The dogs of war, 1861 by Emory M Thomas( Book )
10 editions published in 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 963 libraries worldwide
Provides an account of the months leading up to the Civil War, focusing on the misconceptions that led both Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis, as well as American citizens, to believe the battle would be brief
The Confederate State of Richmond; a biography of the capital by Emory M Thomas( Book )
7 editions published between 1966 and 1998 in English and held by 598 libraries worldwide
Bold dragoon by Emory M Thomas( file )
3 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in English and held by 466 libraries worldwide
"Emory M. Thomas, a professor of history at the University of Georgia, takes a fresh look at a much-examined hero: Jeb Stuart, the Confederacy's famous cavalry chief. From his childhood in Virginia to his astonishing exploits on the battlefields of the Civil War, from his controversial role in the Battle of Gettysburg to his untimely death at Appomatox, Jeb Stuart rises to life more vividly than ever before"--Publisher's website
The Old South in the crucible of war : essays by Harry P Owens( Book )
3 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 453 libraries worldwide
The American war and peace, 1860-1877 by Emory M Thomas( Book )
5 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 362 libraries worldwide
The American war and peace, 1860-1877 is a stimulating view of a tragic chapter in United States history. The presentation interprets events in the light of modern scholarship and research. Its balanced coverage contains political, social and cultural insights, in addition to military facts. The book holds the reader's attention throughout and offers an absorbing glimpse of our country a century ago. --From the book cover
The battle of Gettysburg ( visu )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 56 libraries worldwide
This program tells the story of the Battle of Gettysburg -the turning point in the war between the States - through the eyes of General Robert E. Lee
Richmond : the Peninsula Campaign by Emory M Thomas( Book )
3 editions published between 1979 and 1990 in English and held by 37 libraries worldwide
Includes the invasion of the peninsula, the desperate defense of Richmond, Lee taking command of a battered and outnumbered army, and victory and defeat at Malvern Hill
Robert E. Lee by Emory M Thomas( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 36 libraries worldwide
A biography of Confederate Army General Robert E. Lee
Wartime Richmond by Emory M Thomas( Book )
1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
The Museum of the Confederacy's Robert E. Lee collections by Malinda W Collier( Book )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Honest to Clio: the new history of the Old South by Emory M Thomas( Book )
1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Il sud e la guerra insustriale by Emory M Thomas( Article )
in Italian and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Battle cry ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
South needs support of England and France to win war; North needs to maintain status quo. North needs to win militarily; South needs to avoid defeat. Most of American West removed from fighting. Lee appointed commander of Army of Virginia; takes war into Northern territory. Union forces have parade of generals. Battles extremely costly to both sides; Lincoln uses near victory at Antietam to issue Emancipation Proclamation. Both sides resort to draft
What price freedom ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Reconstruction plans discussed long before war's end, with little agreement. Lincoln's assassination brings Johnson into office. New president grants amnesty to thousands of former Confederates: plantation owners, politicians, generals. Angers Radical Republicans in Congress. Mid-year Republican victories give party clout to override Johnson's vetoes of their proactive Reconstruction efforts. Fourteenth and Fifteenth Amendments to Constitution passed. Johnson impeached and just misses conviction in Senate. Grant elected his successor
Final stages ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
1863 pivotal year in determining outcome of war. Decisive battles at Vicksburg, Gettysburg, and Chattanooga. Ulysses S. Grant named Commander of Western Theater for Union after victory at Vicksburg. Material superiority of North begins to make a difference. South devastated by Sherman's march through Georgia. Grant and Meade pursue Lee in Virginia in 1864. Vastly outnumbered, Lee holds on behind fortifications at Petersburg; finally surrenders to Lee at Appomattox in April of 1865. In military terms, long war is over
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