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The Civil War

Author: Geoffrey C Ward; Ken Burns; Ric Burns
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 1994, ©1990.
Series: Civil War library; Vintage Civil War library.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Vintage Civil War library edView all editions and formats
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Provides a history of the Civil War based on the PBS television series "The Civil War," with maps and text which interweave the author's narrative with the voices of the men and women who lived through the war; and includes essays by historians of the era.
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Genre/Form: Illustrated works
History
Pictorial works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Geoffrey C Ward; Ken Burns; Ric Burns
ISBN: 0394562852 9780394562858 0679755438 9780679755432
OCLC Number: 31225010
Description: xiv, 348 pages : maps ; 21 cm.
Contents: Introduction: The crossroads of our being --
1861: A house divided --
Why the war came / Don E. Fehrenbacher --
1862: Forever free --
Who freeds the slaves? / Barbara J. Fields --
1863: The universe of battle --
Men at war: an interview with Shelby Foote --
1864: Most hallowed ground --
War and politics / James M. McPherson --
1865: The better angels of our nature --
What the war made us / C. Vann Woodward.
Series Title: Civil War library; Vintage Civil War library.
Responsibility: narrative by Geoffrey C. Ward ; based on a documentary filmscript by Geoffrey C. Ward, Ric Burns, and Ken Burns ; with contributions by Don E. Fehrenbacher [and others].

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Provides a history of the Civil War based on the PBS television series "The Civil War," with maps and text which interweave the author's narrative with the voices of the men and women who lived through the war; and includes essays by historians of the era.

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