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The Civil War, 1861-1865

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  • Von Helden und Opfernby Jörg Koch

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2014; US$ 24.56

    In jeder Gemeinde Deutschlands stehen Denkmäler für die Kriege 1870/71, 1914?1918 und 1939?1945: triumphale Siegesmale für den Deutsch-Französischen Krieg, Gefallenendenkmäler für die verlorenen Weltkriege. In allerjüngster Zeit erst wurden das Ehrenmal der Bundeswehr und das Denkmal für die ermordeten Sinti und Roma geweiht, werden Stolpersteine zur... more...

  • Aufstand der Pfeffersäckeby Karin Schneider-Ferber

    Konrad Theiss Verlag 2014; US$ 20.46

    »Wutbürger«: Überall in Deutschland stehen sie gegen geplante Großprojekte auf. Sie misstrauen den Politikern, fordern mehr Transparenz und Teilhabe. Ein neuer gesellschaftlicher Trend? Von wegen. Zornerfüllt und waffenklirrend, lärmend und gewaltbereit ? so standen aufgebrachte Bürger im Mittelalter vor ihrer Obrigkeit. Nichts fürchteten die Mächtigen... more...

  • Civil War Americaby James A. Marten

    ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 85.00

    The American Civil War was truly a "people's war", where neighbour fought neighbour and brother fought brother. This is a revealing compilation of essays documenting the effects of the Civil War and its aftermath on Americans - young and old, black and white, northern and southern. more...

  • Facing Americaby Shirley Samuels

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 64.99

    Exploring how the face and body of America were imagined both physically and metaphorically during the Civil War, this book shows how visual iconography affected changes in postbellum gendered and racialised identifications of the nation. more...

  • Intimate Strategies of the Civil Warby Carol K. Bleser; Lesley J. Gordon

    Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 18.99

    The wives of Civil war commanders had widely divergent roles in their marriages before, during, and after the war - some wives changed their roles as their husbands gained prominence. This study brings the field of Women's Studies to Civil War history to show that their were many cultural battles simultaneously occurring on the home front. 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...

  • Trade, Transportation, and Warfareby Emory Dean Keoke; Kay Marie Porterfield

    Infobase Publishing 2005; US$ 35.00

    Trade, Transportation, and Warfare examines the contributions American Indians have made to these areas, with an emphasis on geography, economics, and social studies. The main question that the book answers is how Indians of the Americas were connected with others inside and outside of their culture group. Fascinating coverage of technology focuses... more...

  • Southern Lady, Yankee Spyby Elizabeth R. Varon

    Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 13.99

    Northern sympathizer in the Confederate capital, daring spymaster, postwar politician: Elizabeth Van Lew was one of the most remarkable figures in American history, a woman who defied the conventions of the nineteenth-century South. In Southern Lady, Yankee Spy, historian Elizabeth Varon provides a gripping, richly researched account of the woman who... more...

  • The Civil Warby Geoffrey C. Ward; Kenneth Burns

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 17.00

    "The Civil War defined us as what we are and it opened us to being what we became, good and bad things.... It was the crossroads of our being, and it was a hell of a crossroads: the suffering, the enormous tragedy of the whole thing."- Shelby Foote, from The Civil War   When the illustrated edition of The Civil War was first published, The New... more...

  • Civil War Is Comingby Christi E. Parker

    Teacher Created Materials Publishing 2005; US$ 8.99

    During the 1800s, the United States was in conflict over slavery. Though compromises were made, neither side was pleased. Abolitionists and pro-slavery people engaged in conflicts and often deadly clashes. With South Carolina and other southern states seceding, war was inevitable. more...