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  • Strange and Obscure Stories of the Civil Warby Tim Rowland; J.W. Howard

    Skyhorse Publishing 2011; US$ 14.95

    Strange and Obscure Stories of the Civil War is an entertaining look at the Civil War stories that don?t get told, and the misadventures you haven?t read about in history books. Share in all the humorous and strange events that took place behind the scenes of some of the most famous Civil War moments. Picture a pedestal in a public park with no... more...

  • Tara Revisitedby Catherine Clinton

    Abbeville Publishing Group 2013; US$ 16.95

    Cutting through romantic myth, this captivating volume combines period photographs and illustrations with new documentary sources to tell the real story of southern women during the Civil War. Drawing from a wealth of poignant letters, diaries, slave narratives, and other accounts, Catherine Clinton provides a vivid social and cultural history of... more...

  • A Short History of the Civil War at Seaby Spencer C. Tucker

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2001; US$ 29.99

    While fighting on land continues to hold center stage, recently much more attention has been focused on the Civil War at sea. And for good reason. Naval operations decided the outcome of the war as the North exploited its significant naval and maritime advantage to turn the war on land in its favor. In A Short History of the Civil War at Sea , Spencer... more...

  • Statesmanship and Progressive Reformby J. David Alvis; Jason Jividen

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 40.00

    A critical assessment of Herbert Croly's influential account of Abraham Lincoln in his 1909 boo k, The Promise of American Life, which argued that Progressivism was a continuation of the spirit of Lincoln's political thought. This book argues for the first time that Croly's praise of Lincoln is highly problematic. more...

  • American Reformers, 1870?1920by Steven L. Piott

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2006; US$ 28.99

    In this new work, historian Steven L. Piott explores the fascinating and provocative lives of twelve influential American reformers placed in the historical context of the Gilded Age, Populist and Progressive eras. From Ida B. Wells to Louis Brandeis, Jane Addams to Charles Macune, Piott examines the diversity of ideas and approaches that characterized... more...

  • Commanding Lincoln's Navyby Stephen R. Taaffe

    Naval Institute Press 2013; US$ 37.95

    The Union Navy played a vital role in winning the Civil War by blockading Confederate ports, cooperating with the Union Army in amphibious assaults, and controlling the Mississippi River and its tributaries. President Lincoln understood, however, that the Navy was not as important, militarily and politically, to the war effort as the Army, so he delegated... more...

  • Mr. Lincoln's Brown Water Navyby Gary D. Joiner

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2007; US$ 25.99

    Mr. Lincoln's Brown Water Navy: The Mississippi Squadron describes the Civil War as fought on the rivers of the West. The ironclads and gunboats protected army forces and convoyed much needed supplies to far-flung Federal forces. They patrolled thousands of miles of rivers and fought battles that were every bit as harrowing as land engagements.... more...

  • Söhne ohne Väterby Hartmut Radebold; Jürgen Reulecke; Hermann Schulz

    Ch. Links Verlag 2013; US$ 9.01

    Fast ein Drittel aller Männer, die zwischen 1933 und 1945 geboren wurden, wuchsen kriegsbedingt ohne Vater auf. Anhand der sehr persönlichen Berichte in diesem Band werden die Folgen dieses Verlustes sichtbar: die Schwierigkeit, dem eigenen Leben deutliche Konturen zu geben, der Kampf um Selbstvertrauen und Entscheidungssicherheit. Häufig ist der abwesende... more...

  • A Small but Spartan Bandby Zack C. Waters; James C. Edmonds; Robert K. Krick

    University of Alabama Press 2013; US$ 29.95

    A unit that saw significant action in many of the engagements of the Civil War?s eastern theater.   Until this work, no comprehensive study of the Florida units that served in Robert E. Lee?s Army of Northern Virginia (ANV) had been attempted, and problems attend the few studies of particular Florida units that have appeared. Based on more... more...

  • The Global Vaticanby Francis Rooney; John Negroponte

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 26.99

    From the centuries-long prejudices against Catholics in America, to the efforts of Fascism, Communism and modern terrorist organizations to ?break the cross and spill the wine,? this book brings to life the Catholic Church?s role in world history, particularly in the realm of diplomacy. The Global Vatican captures the braided nature of religious... more...