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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Abraham Lincoln Graphic Biographyby Inc. Saddleback Educational Publishing

    Saddleback Publishing 2008; US$ 10.95

    Fast-paced and easy-to-read, these softcover 32-page graphic biographies teach students about historical figures: those who lead us into new territory, pursued scientific discoveries; battled injustice and prejudice; and broke down creative and artistic barriers. These biographies offer a variety of rich primary and secondary source material to support... 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...

  • 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...

  • Battle Cry of Freedomby James M. McPherson

    Oxford University Press, USA 2003; US$ 18.99

    Now featuring a new Afterword by the author, this handy paperback edition of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Battle Cry of Freedom is without question the definitive one-volume history of the Civil War. James McPherson's fast-paced narrative fully integrates the political, social, and military events that crowded the two decades from the outbreak of... more...

  • Shermanby S. Woodworth

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 9.99

    Sherman is not only one of the most important generals in the American Civil War, but also one of the most famous commanders in the military annals of the western world. He has become an almost mythical character in popular memory, the embodiment of grim-visaged, implacable war. Legend has him burning a sixty-mile-wide swath of desolation across the... more...