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American Civil War : the definitive encyclopedia and document collection

Author: Spencer Tucker; James R Arnold; Roberta Wiener; Paul G Pierpaoli, Jr.; David Coffey
Publisher: Santa Barbara, California : ABC-CLIO, LLC, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Features comprehensive coverage of the American Civil War, including significant battles and skirmishes, important civilian and military figures, weaponry, and government relations with Native Americans. The entries also address the events that led to the conflict, the international diplomacy of the war, the rise of the Republican Party, the impact of slavery, the secession crisis, the complex challenges of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
History
Sources
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Spencer Tucker; James R Arnold; Roberta Wiener; Paul G Pierpaoli, Jr.; David Coffey
ISBN: 9781851096770 1851096779
OCLC Number: 827082865
Awards: Winner of 2013 Distinguished Writing Award 2014 (United States)
Winner of 2013 Top of the List Winner in Reference 2014 (United States)
Winner of 2014 Distinguished Book Award-Best Reference 2014 (United States)
Winner of 2014 RUSA Outstanding Reference Source 2014 (United States)
Description: 6 volumes : illustrations, maps ; 29 cm
Contents: v. I. A-C --
v. II. D-H --
v. III. I-N --
v. IV. O-S --
v. V. T-Z --
v. VI. Documents.
Other Titles: American Civil War (Tucker)
Responsibility: Dr. Spencer C. Tucker, editor ; James Arnold and Roberta Wiener, documents editors ; Dr. Paul G. Pierpaoli Jr., associate editor ; Dr. David Coffey, assistant editor.
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