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A great Civil War a military and political history, 1861-1865

Author: Russell Frank Weigley
Publisher: Bloomington Indiana UP cop. 2000
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Major new interpretation of the events which continue to dominate the American imagination and identity

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Russell Frank Weigley
ISBN: 0253337380 9780253337382 0253217067 9780253217066
OCLC Number: 1087643545
Description: xxviii, 612 p. ill. 23 cm
Contents: List of MapsNote on StyleIntroduction1. From Secession to War2. The Battle Lines Form3. Groping for Strategy and Purpose4. Bloodshed and Indecision5. The Confederacy Takes the Initiative6. Of Liberty and War7. Armies and Societies8. Three Seasons of Battle9. On the Horizon: The Postwar World10. Traditional Politics and Modern War11. Suspense and Resolution12. The Relentless War13. The Fires DieNotesNotes on MapsBibliographyIndex
Responsibility: Russell F. Weigley.

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"The scale and the sophistication of A Great Civil War put it on a level with James McPherson's epic Battle Cry of Freedom" * Denis Showalter, President, Society for Military History *

 
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