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  • The Civil War as Global Conflictby David T. Gleeson; Simon Lewis

    University of South Carolina Press 2014; US$ 48.99

    A collection of essays highlighting the war not only as a North American conflict but as a global one more...

  • Debates of Lincoln and Douglasby Abraham Lincoln; A. Stephen Douglas

    Digital Scanning, Inc. 2000; US$ 4.95

    These debates are perhaps the most consequential artifact of American election campaigning and its political arguments. The political debates took place between the Honorable Abraham Lincoln and the Honorable Stephen A. Douglas in the celebrated campaign for a United States Senate seat in 1858 in Illinois. The debates were held in the seven Congressional... more...

  • Civil War and Reconstructionby David C. King

    Wiley 2004; US$ 22.95 US$ 16.07

    A rare first-hand glimpse of the Civil War through the words of those who were there This exciting new addition to the American Heritage American Voices series offers young readers insights into the culture and ideas of the Civil War era through a variety of primary sources. The book includes major historical documents, such as the Gettysburg Address,... more...

  • Civil War Pharmacyby Michael Flannery

    CRC Press 2004; US$ 83.95

    Examine a previously unexplored aspect of Civil War military medicine! Here is the first comprehensive examination of pharmaceutical practice and drug provision during the Civil War. While numerous books have recounted the history of medicine in the Civil War, little has been said about the drugs that were used, the people who provided and prepared... 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$ 77.99 US$ 67.07

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

  • Six Days in Aprilby Frank B. Marcotte

    Algora Publishing 2007; US$ 28.95

    This is the story of two cities, Baltimore and Washington, at the outset of the Civil War. Before Lincoln could make his way to Washington for his inauguration, Southern states began seceding; the rebellion was underway. On April 12, 1861, the South fired 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...

  • Abraham Lincolnby Christi E. Parker

    Teacher Created Materials Publishing 2005; US$ 8.99

    Abraham Lincoln was president during one of the most unique times in history. With a country on the brink of war, his ultimate goal was to keep the Union together. When Lincoln freed the slaves, he angered many Southerners, including his assassin, John Wilkes Booth. more...