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- The University Press of Kentucky 2010; US$ 40.00
As our nation?s most beloved and recognizable president, Abraham Lincoln is best known for the Emancipation Proclamation and for guiding our country through the Civil War. But before he took the oath of office, Lincoln practiced law for nearly twenty-five years in the Illinois courts. Abraham Lincoln, Esq.: The Legal Career of America?s Greatest President... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 50.00
Defining the United States as a people and a nation, the Civil War was the bloodiest war in its history. Concise topical chapters are bolstered by biographies, primary documents, maps, illustrations, and an annotated bibliography. more...
- Andrews UK 2012; US$ 10.99
This unit was raised at Dera Ghazi Khan (India) on 18th May 1849 as 2nd Punjab Light Field Battery becoming in 1851 No3 Punjab Horse Light Field Battery, Punjab Frontier Force (PFF). After many changes of designation it became in the 1903 Indian Army reorganisation (under Kitchener) No 22 (Derajat) Mountain Battery (Frontier Force) and finally, in... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2000; US$ 27.99
This compelling, highly readable book focuses on the men who shaped the events that led to secession and the Civil War. Secessionists tore at the bonds that bound Americans to one another and their government as they maligned Northerners and found sinister intent in federal policy. But equally as adamant on the opposite side were the determined abolitionists... more...
- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 1.99
Travel back in time to the midst of Civil War-torn America and get a first-hand glimpse into how progressive American thinkers were conceptualizing race relations and grappling with the issue of how African-Americans would fare in the aftermath of the war. This thought-provoking essay from writer and pastor William Aikman is a compelling document of... more...
- The Floating Press 2011; US$ 3.99
Although best known as a writer of fiction who produced such classics as Little Women, Louisa May Alcott lived a fascinating life that included a stint as a Civil War nurse. This collection includes several essays, letters, and other pieces that outline Alcott's experiences serving to the needs of the war wounded. It's a fascinating account... more...
- Crown Publishing Group 2008; US$ 16.00
Could the South have won the Civil War? To many, the very question seems absurd. After all, the Confederacy had only a third of the population and one-eleventh of the industry of the North. Wasn?t the South?s defeat inevitable? Not at all, as acclaimed military historian Bevin Alexander reveals in this provocative and counterintuitive new look at... more...
- Southern Illinois University Press 2013; US$ 39.50
The Civil War has historically been viewed somewhat simplistically as a battle between the North and the South. Southern historians have broadened this viewpoint by revealing the “many Souths” that made up the Confederacy, but the “North” has remained largely undifferentiated as a geopolitical term. In this welcome collection,... more...
- LSU Press 2006; US$ 22.95
In this masterpiece of research, a splendid supplement to Ezra J. Warner's Generals in Gray, Bruce S. Allardice brings to light a neglected class of officers: the Confederacy's "other" generals -- men who attained their rank outside the usual avenue of appointment by President Jefferson Davis and who had been virtually forgotten as a consequence.... more...