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  • Battle Cry of Freedomby James M. McPherson

    Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 12.99 US$ 11.17

    Battle Cry of Freedom is the definitive one-volume history of the Civil War. McPherson's fast-paced narrative fully integrates the political, social, and military events that crowded the two decades from the outbreak of one war in Mexico to the ending of another at Appomattox. Packed with drama and analytical insight, the book vividly recounts the... more...

  • Drawn with the Swordby James M. McPherson

    Oxford University Press 1997; US$ 12.99 US$ 11.17

    James M. McPherson is acclaimed as one of the finest historians writing today and a preeminent commentator on the Civil War. Battle Cry of Freedom , his Pulitzer Prize-winning account of that conflict, was a national bestseller that Hugh Brogan, in The New York Times , called "history writing of the highest order." Now, in Drawn With the Sword... more...

  • Hallowed Groundby James M. Mcpherson

    Crown/Archetype 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...

  • The Negro's Civil Warby James M. Mcpherson

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 16.95

    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...

  • This Mighty Scourgeby James M. McPherson

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 11.99 US$ 10.31

    In this collection of provocative and illuminating essays, James M. McPherson offers fresh insight into many of the enduring questions about one of the defining moments in our nation's history. McPherson sheds light on topics large and small, from the average soldier's avid love of newspapers to the postwar creation of the mystique of a Lost Cause... more...

  • For Cause and Comradesby James M. McPherson

    Oxford University Press 1997; US$ 12.99 US$ 11.17

    Why did the soldiers of the Civil War--Confederate and Union--risk their lives, through countless bloody battles and four long, awful years? It is to this question-- why did they fight --that James McPherson, America's preeminent Civil War historian, turns his attention. Drawing on more than 25,000 uncensored letters and nearly 250 private diaries... 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 1992; US$ 13.99 US$ 12.03

    The Civil War was the single most transforming and defining experience in American history, and Abraham Lincoln remains the most important figure in the pantheon of our mythology. These graceful essays, written by one of America's leading historians, offer fresh and unusual perspectives on both. more...

  • The War That Forged a Nationby James M. McPherson

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 18.99 US$ 16.33

    James McPherson evokes the meaning and significance of the Civil War more...

  • Defining Documents in American Historyby James M. McPherson

    Salem Press 2014; US$ 295.00

    Defining Documents offers a broad range of historical documents on important authors and subjects in American history, with primary source documents, in-depth analysis, and comprehensive lesson plans. more...