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  • Abraham Lincoln and the Virtues of War: How Civil War Families Challenged and Transformed Our National Valuesby Jean Friedman

    ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 38.00

    This volume is a completely new approach to Civil War history. Historians rightly regard Abraham Lincoln as a moral exemplar, a president who gave new life to the national values that defined America. While some previous studies attest to Lincoln's identification with family virtues, this is the first to link Lincoln's personal biography with actual... more...

  • African American Women During the Civil Warby Ella Forbes

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This study uses an abundance of primary sources to restore African American female participants in the Civil War to history by documenting their presence, contributions and experience.  Free and enslaved African American women took part in this process in a variety of ways, including black female charity and benevolence. These women were spies, soldiers,... more...

  • All the President’s Statesmenby Stephen Engle

    Marquette University Press 2006; US$ 5.00

    Established in 1992, the Klement Lecture brings to campus distinguished scholars in American history. Originally devoted to the history of the sectional conflict, the series now includes all fields of American history. Frank L. Klement, who died in 1994 at the age of 86, received his Ph.D. in History from the University of Wisconsin in 1946. He taught... more...

  • The American Civil Warby Gary W. Gallagher

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 95.00

    First published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The American Indian Frontierby William Christie Macleod

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    Originally published between 1920-1970, The History of Civilization was a landmark in early twentieth century publishing. It was published at a formative time within the social sciences, and during a period of decisive historical discovery. The aim of the general editor, C.K. Ogden, was to summarize the most up to date findings and theories of historians,... more...

  • Antietam 1862: Gateway to Emancipationby T. Stephen Whitman

    ABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 53.00

    Antietam 1862: Gateway to Emancipation examines the connections between the Maryland Campaign culminating in the battle of Antietam in 1862 and the drive to emancipate slaves to win the war for the Union. The work's thematic chapters discuss how slaves' resistance to the Confederacy and flight to Union armies influenced Union domestic and diplomatic... more...

  • As If It Were Gloryby Michael E. Stevens

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2007; US$ 17.99

    In this powerful and moving memoir, Robert Beecham tells of his Civil War experiences, both as an enlisted man in the fabled Iron Brigade of the Army of the Potomac and as an officer commanding a newly raised African-American unit. Written in 1902, Beecham recounts his war experiences with a keen eye toward the daily life of the soldier, the suffering... more...

  • Aufbrüche nach dem Zusammenbruchby Alexander Freund

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2004; US$ 25.48

    Millionen Deutsche wollten nach dem 2. Weltkrieg »raus aus Europa!« ? so eine Schlagzeile von 1949. Knapp eine Million Menschen wanderte dann in den 1950er Jahren tatsächlich nach Übersee aus, die meisten in die USA und nach Kanada. Über diese größte Auswanderungsbewegung aus Deutschland im 20. Jahrhundert ist nur wenig bekannt. Auf der Grundlage von... more...

  • Backstage at the Lincoln Assassinationby Thomas A. Bogar

    Regnery Publishing 2013; US$ 18.99

    April 14, 1865. A famous actor pulls a trigger in the presidential balcony, leaps to the stage and escapes, as the president lies fatally wounded. In the panic that follows, forty-six terrified people scatter in and around Ford?s Theater as soldiers take up stations by the doors and the audience surges into the streets chanting, ?Burn the place down!?... more...

  • The Badax Tigersby Thomas P. Nanzig

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2007; US$ 25.99

    Badax Tigers is a rich chronicle of the experiences of Company C of the 18th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry during the entire Civil War. Seen through the eyes of Private Thomas Jefferson Davis, this is an extraordinarily complete picture of a typical Federal volunteer company in the Civil War. Davis's letters, supplemented by newspaper articles... more...