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  • Crossroads of Freedomby James M. McPherson

    Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 14.99

    The Battle of Antietam, fought on September 17, 1862, was the bloodiest single day in American history, with more than 6,000 soldiers killed--four times the number lost on D-Day, and twice the number killed in the September 11th terrorist attacks. In Crossroads of Freedom , America's most eminent Civil War historian, James M. McPherson, paints ... more...

  • Drawn with the Swordby James M. McPherson

    Oxford University Press 1996; US$ 17.99

    This series of essays reflects on topics such as the origins of the Civil War, the war and American society, why the North won the war, Lincoln's enduring image, and the question of historians and their audiences. more...

  • Tried by Warby James M. McPherson

    Penguin Group US 2008; US$ 17.00

    The Pulitzer Prize?winning author reveals how Lincoln won the Civil War and invented the role of commander in chief as we know it As we celebrate the bicentennial of Lincoln?s birth, this study by preeminent, bestselling Civil War historian James M. McPherson provides a rare, fresh take on one of the most enigmatic figures in American history.... more...

  • The Negro's Civil Warby James M. Mcpherson

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 15.95

    In this classic study, Pulitzer Prize-winning author James M. McPherson deftly narrates the experience of blacks--former slaves and soldiers, preachers, visionaries, doctors, intellectuals, and common people--during the Civil War. Drawing on contemporary journalism, speeches, books, and letters, he presents an eclectic chronicle of their fears and... more...

  • Hallowed Groundby James M. Mcpherson

    Crown Publishing Group 2009; US$ 16.95

    ?President Abraham Lincoln James M. McPherson, the Pulitzer Prize?winning author of Battle Cry of Freedom , and arguably the finest Civil War historian in the world, walks us through the site of the bloodiest and perhaps most consequential battle ever fought by Americans. The events that occurred at Gettysburg are etched into our collective memory,... more...

  • This Mighty Scourgeby James M. McPherson

    Oxford University Press, USA 2007; US$ 16.99

    The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Battle Cry of Freedom and the New York Times bestseller Crossroads of Freedom, among many other award-winning books, James M. McPherson is America's preeminent Civil War historian. Now, in this collection of provocative and illuminating essays, McPherson offers fresh insight into many of the most enduring questions... more...

  • Battle Cry of Freedomby James M. McPherson

    Oxford University Press, USA 2003; US$ 18.99

    Now featuring a new Afterword by the author, this handy paperback edition of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Battle Cry of Freedom is without question the definitive one-volume history of the Civil War. James McPherson's fast-paced narrative fully integrates the political, social, and military events that crowded the two decades from the outbreak of... more...

  • For Cause and Comradesby James M. McPherson

    Oxford University Press, USA 1997; US$ 17.99

    General John A. Wickham, commander of the famous 101st Airborne Division in the 1970s and subsequently Army Chief of Staff, once visited Antietam battlefield. Gazing at Bloody Lane where, in 1862, several Union assaults were brutally repulsed before they finally broke through, he marveled, "You couldn't get American soldiers today to make... more...

  • Is Blood Thicker Than Water?by James M. Mcpherson

    Random House of Canada 2011; US$ 12.00

    From Pulitzer Prize-winner James M. McPherson comes a brilliant and passionate examination of nationalism in today's world, and its effects on the stability of the world's countries, big and small. Since the end of the Cold War, nationalism has re-emerged as one of the most powerful forces in the modern world. Students of nationalism have analyzed... more...

  • Abraham Lincoln and the Second American Revolutionby James M. McPherson

    Oxford University Press, USA 1991; US$ 17.99

    James McPherson has emerged as one of America's finest historians. Battle Cry of Freedom, his Pulitzer Prize-winning account of the Civil War, was a national bestseller that Hugh Brogan, in The New York Times Book Review, called "history writing of the highest order." In that volume, McPherson gathered in the broad sweep of events, the... more...