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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 16.95
From one of our most distinguished historians, a new examination of the vitally important years of Emancipation and Reconstruction during and immediately following the Civil War?a necessary reconsideration that emphasizes the era?s political and cultural meaning for today?s America. In Forever Free, Eric Foner overturns numerous assumptions... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 28.95
Edited from tapes that the Pulitzer prize-winnng historian made before his death, this moving, informative book paints an intimate portrait of war. It's a chronicle of motives and emotions, from larger than life figures Lincoln and Lee to young John B. more...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2008; US$ 17.41
A revealing look at Lincoln?s actions in 1862?and a nation in the midst of war Lincoln?s Darkest Year offers a gripping narrative of 1862, a pivotal year in our country?s Civil War. Marvel continues the story he began in Mr. Lincoln Goes to War, which focused on Lincoln?s first year in office, again relying on recently unearthed primary sources and... more...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2004; US$ 13.05
The greatest of all Civil War campaigns, Gettysburg was the turning point of the turning point in our nation?s history. Volumes have been written about this momentous three-day battle, but recent histories have tended to focus on the particulars rather than the big picture: on the generals or on single days of battle ? even on single charges ? or... more...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2010; US$ 13.05
A thrilling blend of history and detective story, LOST RIGHTS takes us inside the world of historical documents?a world of obsessives, con men, archivists, and thieves?through the incredible story of an original copy of the Bill of Rights, stolen from the North Carolina statehouse during the Civil War and recovered more than 130 years later in an... more...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 1998; US$ 19.59
This new edition of the definitive guide to Civil War battlefields is really a completely new book. While the first edition covered 60 major battlefields, from Fort Sumter to Appomattox, the second covers all of the 384 designated as the "principal battlefields" in the Civil War Sites Advisory Commission Report. As in the first edition, the essays... more...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2010; US$ 17.41
A critical examination of the third year of Lincoln's administration, challenging popular explanations for the origin of the conflict and uncovering a greater breadth of corruption and cynical exploitation than has been previously acknowledged. more...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2006; US$ 13.05
"The Civil War's master historical detective" reveals how Lincoln blundered into war. Stephen Sears has called William Marvel "the Civil War's master historical detective," and in this groundbreaking book Marvel investigates the mystery of how the war began, reconsidering the big question: Was it inevitable? He vividly recreates President Lincoln's... more...