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- Oxford University Press 1997; US$ 34.99
Acquiring the Louisiana Territory almost doubled the size of the USA, adding 800,000 square miles of land scarcely explored or mapped. This text offers a history of the 1819 expedition - the first scientific exploration of the territory to be accompanied by trained naturalists and artists. more...
- Oxford University Press 1995; US$ 34.99
This volume brings together the thoughts and considerations of 14 of America's most sensitive writers of the Civil War era. Taken from essays, journal entries and diaries, these writings present an interior view of the war. more...
- Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 19.99
Why did the Confederacy lose the Civil War? Most historians point to the larger number of Union troops, or the North's industrial might. This text offers an alternative answer to this question, arguing that anti-Confederate Southerners helped cost the Confederacy the war. more...
- Crown Publishing Group 2007; US$ 13.99
A vibrant social history set against the backdrop of the Antebellum south and the Civil War that recreates the lives and friendship of two exceptional women: First Lady Mary Todd Lincoln and her mulatto dressmaker, Elizabeth Keckly. ?I consider you my best living friend,? Mary Lincoln wrote to Elizabeth Keckly in 1867, and indeed theirs was a close,... more...
- National Geographic Society 2010; US$ 28.00
It?s a poignant irony in American history that on Independence Day, 1863, not one but two pivotal Civil War battles ended in Union victory, marked the high tide of Confederate military fortune, and ultimately doomed the South?s effort at secession. But on July 4, 1863, after six months of siege, Ulysses Grant?s Union army finally took Vicksburg and... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 13.99
All for the Union is the eloquent and moving diary of Elisha Hunt Rhodes, who enlisted into the Union Army as a private in 1861 and left it four years later as a 23-year-old lieutenant colonel after fighting hard and honorably in battles from Bull Run to Appomattox. Anyone who heard these diaries excerpted on the PBS-TV series The Civil War will recognize... more...
- ReadHowYouWant 2008; US$ 4.99
Books for All Kinds of Readers ReadHowYouWant offers the widest selection of on-demand, accessible format editions on the market today. Each edition has been optimized for maximum readability, using our patent-pending conversion technology. We are partnering with leading publishers around the globe to create accessible editions of their titles. Our... more...
- Algora Publishing 2010; US$ 23.95
Few people realize that the economic principle of income tax elimination among Republicans can be traced back at least to the Civil War and Reconstruction. The author brings to life the multifaceted debate and traces the anti-tax view back to Alexander Hamilton. This book shows that current attacks by members of the Republican Party on the income tax... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2010; US$ 125.00
From the early seizure of government property during the latter part of 1860 to the final Confederate surrender in 1865, this book provides a day-to-day account of the U.S. Civil War. Although the book provides a daily chronicle of the combat, it is written in narrative form to give readers some continuity as they move from skirmish to skirmish. During... more...
- University Press of Mississippi 2011; US$ 55.00
Charles Swett (1828-1910) was a prosperous Vicksburg merchant and small plantation owner who was reluctantly drawn into secession but then rallied behind the Confederate cause, serving with distinction in the Confederate Army. After the war some of Swe more...