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Historical dictionary of the Civil War and Reconstruction

Author: William L Richter
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, ©2012.
Series: Historical dictionaries of U.S. history and politics.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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The second edition of this highly readable, one-volume Historical Dictionary of the Civil War and Reconstruction looks to place the war in its historical context. The more than 800 entries, encompassing the years 1844-1877, cover the significant events, persons, politics, and economic and social themes of the Civil War and Reconstruction. An extensive chronology, introductory essay, and comprehensive bibliography  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Ressources Internet
Dictionaries
History
Additional Physical Format: Version imprimée :
Richter, William L. (William Lee), 1942-
Historical dictionary of the Civil War and Reconstruction.
Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, ©2012
(DLC) 2011020751
(OCoLC)729863189
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William L Richter
ISBN: 9780810879591 081087959X
OCLC Number: 1004093683
Description: 1 ressource en ligne (xlvii, 983 pages).
Contents: Chronology --
The dictionary --
Appendixes: Documents related to the Civil War and Reconstruction --
Presidential administrations of the United States and the Confederacy, 1849-1877 --
Constitution of the Confederate States, 1861 --
Constitution of the United States as of 1860 --
Amendments to the Constitution of the United States before 1860 --
Post-Civil War amendments.
Series Title: Historical dictionaries of U.S. history and politics.
Responsibility: William L. Richter.

Abstract:

The second edition of this highly readable, one-volume Historical Dictionary of the Civil War and Reconstruction looks to place the war in its historical context. The more than 800 entries, encompassing the years 1844-1877, cover the significant events, persons, politics, and economic and social themes of the Civil War and Reconstruction. An extensive chronology, introductory essay, and comprehensive bibliography supplement the cross-referenced dictionary entries to guide the reader through the military and non-military a.

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There is no doubt that the Civil War era is a complex, multifaceted period in U.S. history. In what could serve as a complementary volume to the recently published second edition of the Historical Read more...

 
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