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- Oxford University Press 1996; US$ 39.99
This work presents a collection of letters written by James B. Griffin, a wealthy planter from Edgfield, South Carolina, during the American Civil war. The book recounts an officer's experiences to provide both a social and military history. more...
- Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 18.99
Many people were elated when Supreme Court Chief Justice Earl Warren delivered Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka in May 1954, the ruling that struck down state-sponsored racial segregation in America's public schools. Thurgood Marshall, chief attorney for the black families that launched the litigation, exclaimed later, "I was so happy, I was... more...
- Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 34.99
A study of the home front in the Confederacy which seeks to contribute to our understanding of the Confederate defeat. The author challenges the dominant assumption that internal stresses and conflicts, particularly of class and race, undermined the Confederacy, and offers another interpretation. more...
- Greenwood Publishing Group 1999; US$ 92.00
The true tale of an unknown soldier found dead at Gettysburg with nothing to identify him but a photograph of his three children, clutched in his fingers. A publicity campaign to locate his family swept the North and, within a month, the bereaved widow and children were located in Portville. more...
- Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 49.99
The 16 essays in this volume address the question of the role played by religion in the American Civil War. The authors show that religion, understood in its broadest context, as a culture and community of faith, was found wherever the war was found. more...
- Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 34.99
A team of American Civil War historians presents examinations of the men who led the South through the nation's bloodiest conflict, focusing in particular on Jefferson Davis's relationships with five key generals. more...
- Crown Publishing Group 2007; US$ 14.95
As the Confederacy felt itself slipping beneath the Union juggernaut in late 1864, the South launched a desperate counteroffensive to shatter the U.S. economy and force a standoff. Its secret weapon? A state-of-the-art raiding ship whose mission was to prowl the world?s oceans and sink the U.S. merchant fleet. The raider?s name was Shenandoah, and... more...
- University of Nebraska Press 2007; US$ 34.95
Jubal A. Early?s disastrous battles in the Shenandoah Valley ultimately resulted in his ignominious dismissal. But Early?s lesser-known summer campaign of 1864, between his raid on Washington and Phil Sheridan?s renowned fall campaign, had a significant impact on the political and military landscape of the time. more...
- ABC-CLIO 2007; US$ 85.00
In colorful, readable prose, this volume provides a full history of the Civil WarÑincluding John Brown's raid; the story of the Confederate States of America; the battles of Bull Run, Antietam, and Gettysburg; Sherman's March to the Sea; the Emancipation Proclamation; the Thirteenth Amendment; LincolnÕs assassination; Reconstruction; and Andrew JohnsonÕs... more...