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- Indiana University Press 2001; US$ 19.95
"Happiness Is Not My Companion"The Life of General G. K. Warren David M. Jordan The valorous but troubled career of the Civil War general, best known for his quick action to defend Little Round Top and avert a Union defeat at Gettysburg. Gouverneur K. Warren, a brilliant student at... more...
- Da Capo Press 2013; US$ 25.99
In this startling, action-filled drama, award-winning author Harlow Giles Unger reveals one of the most significant yet least known chapters in American history: how George Washington converted his ceremonial post as president into the most powerful office on earth. more...
- Savas Publishing 2014; US$ 9.99
Norwich University, the nations oldest private military college, graduated hundreds of officers into the Federal armies who participated in the long and bloody war to crush the Southern Rebellion of 1861-1865. Robert Poiriers "By the Blood of Our Alumni": Norwich University Citizen Soldiers in the Army of the Potomac is their... more...
- Andrews UK 2013; US$ 2.99
Do you want to know the important facts about Abraham Lincolns Life? Amongst many other things, the 16th US President abolished slavery, made the Gettysburg Address and was assassinated whilst in office. This easy-to-digest eBook gives you the information you need to know about President Lincoln in handily organised sections.Whether you are writing... more...
- F+W Media 2007; US$ 9.95
Do you know: Which state was the first to secede from the Union? Who the Mata Hari of the Civil War was? Which Bible passage Southerners most often used to justify slavery? You'll find the answers to these intriguing questions and more in 101 Things You Didn't Know About the Civil War. Packed with fascinating details about the people, places, and events... more...
- F+W Media 2005; US$ 9.95
One hundred fifty years after his death, Abraham Lincoln remains one of America's most fascinating, brilliant, and visionary leaders. He's idolized as a hero, a legend, and even a secular saint. But what about the real man behind the stone monument? In this engaging, intelligent book, you'll learn about more than just his savvy political skills... more...
- Hesperus Press Ltd. 2013; US$ 7.28
A powerful and riveting condemnation of American slavery, 12 Years a Slave is the harrowing true story of Solomon Northup who was kidnapped and sold into slavery, enduring unimaginable degradation and abuse until his rescue twelve years later. Steve McQueen?s powerful film adaptation starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, Brad Pitt, Michael Fassbender and... more...
- Thunder Bay Press 2014; US$ 4.99
When Solomon Northup, born a free black man in Saratoga, New York, was offered a short-term job with a circus in Washington, D.C., in 1841, he jumped at the opportunity. But when he arrived, he was kidnapped and sold into slavery in Louisiana. Finally, with the help of a Canadian abolitionist, he was rescued and reunited with his family in New York.... more...
- Hesperus Press 2013; US$ 10.99
The astonishing memoir of a free man who was sold into slavery in Louisiana where he was kept for†12 years?a powerful, riveting condemnation of slavery, and a story†soon to be introduced to a new audience through a major film Tricked by two men offering him a job as a musician in New York state in 1841, Solomon Northup was instead drugged and kidnapped.... more...
- Basic Books 2011; US$ 19.99
At the outbreak of the War of 1812, America?s prospects looked dismal. It was clear that the primary battlefield would be the open oceanóbut America?s war fleet, only twenty ships strong, faced a practiced British navy of more than a thousand men-of-war. Still, through a combination of nautical deftness and sheer bravado, the American navy managed... more...