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War comes again : comparative vistas on the the Civil War and World War II

Author: G S Boritt; Stephen E Ambrose
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is the first book to make a direct comparison of America's participation in its two most significant wars - the Civil War and World War II. A group of prominent historians have provided an  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: G S Boritt; Stephen E Ambrose
ISBN: 019508845X 9780195088458
OCLC Number: 986689926
Notes: "Gettysburg institute books on the Civil War published by Oxford University Press"--Page ii.
Description: xvi, 288 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: 1. Toward Sumter and Pearl: Comparing the Origins of the Civil War and World War II / Robert V. Bruce --
2. Grant and Eisenhower / Stephen E. Ambrose --
3. Military Intelligence: Unmasking Those Fearsome Apparitions / Peter Maslowski --
4. Battle in Two Wars: The Combat Soldier's Perspective / Gerald F. Linderman --
5. Gendering Two Wars / D'Ann Campbell and Richard Jensen --
6. Fighting on Two Fronts: War and the Struggle for Racial Equality in Two Centuries / Ira Berlin --
7. War and the Constitution: Abraham Lincoln and Franklin D. Roosevelt / Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. --
8. To Preserve a Nation: Abraham Lincoln and Franklin D. Roosevelt as Wartime Diplomatists / Howard Jones --
9. Retelling the Tale: Wars in Common Memory / Michael C.C. Adams --
10. The Necessity of Force: The Civil War, World War II, and the American View of War / Russell F. Weigley --
Epilogue: Two Casualties of War / Don E. Fehrenbacher.
Other Titles: Gettysburg lectures published by Oxford University Press
Responsibility: edited by Gabor Boritt ; preface by David Eisenhower ; essays by Stephen E. Ambrose [and others].

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"The Civil War made America one nation. World War II made that nation a global power. Both had profound influence on the national character. Here, eleven notable historians compare the causes, Read more...

 
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