A Short History of the Civil War

Paperback | March 15, 2011

byJames L. Stokesbury

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In commemoration of the 150th anniversary of America’s bloody War Between the States, Harper Paperbacks is republishing A Short History of the Civil War by noted historian James L. Stokesbury with a new photo insert. A concise and compelling full account of the brutal conflict that redefined the nation, Stokesbury covers the war’s causes and major battles (Bull Run, Antietam, Gettysburg, etc.), the important players and generals (Grant, Lee, McClellan and others), as well as the weaponry, the unsung heroes, and a wealth of fascinating, little-known details in what is the definitive, one-volume history of the momentous struggle between the Confederacy and the Union.<_o3a_p>

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“Stokesbury’s rare combination of scholarship and readability merits the highest recommendation.”—Booklist In commemoration of the 150th anniversary of America’s bloody War Between the States, Harper Paperbacks is republishing A Short History of the Civil War by noted historian James L. Stokesbury with a new photo insert. A concise and...

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The Definitive One-Volume History of the American Civil WarThe American Civil War (1861–1865) was the pivotal conflict of the nation’s history. It was a wardefined by savage brutality, untold human costs, and monumental political crises that left theliteral and social landscape of the nation forever changed. One hundred fifty years lat...

James L. Stokesbury is the author ofA Short History of World War I, A Short History of World War II, A Short History of the Korean War,andA Short History of the American Revolution.Before his death in 1995 he was a professor of history at Acadia University in Nova Scotia, Canada.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:384 pages, 9.25 × 6.12 × 0.96 inPublished:March 15, 2011Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0062064789

ISBN - 13:9780062064783

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