The Confederate Nation: 1861-1865

Paperback | March 15, 2011

byEmory M. Thomas

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The Confederate Nation has yet to be superseded as the standard title on the subject. ” —Journal of Southern History, 2007

“Incisive and insightful…. As good a short history of the Southern war effort was we have.” —T. Harry Williams, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Lincoln and His Generals

Emory M. Thomas’s critically acclaimed chronicle of the Confederacy remains widely recognized as the standard history of the South during the Civil War. Now with a new introduction by the author, The Confederate Nation presents a high readable, highly personal portrait of the Southern experience during the Civil War. Thomas, renowned for his illuminating biographies of Robert E. Lee and other Southern generals, here delivers the definitive account of the political and military events that defined the nation during its period of greatest turmoil.

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“The Confederate Nation has yet to be superseded as the standard title on the subject. ” —Journal of Southern History, 2007“Incisive and insightful…. As good a short history of the Southern war effort was we have.” —T. Harry Williams, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Lincoln and His GeneralsEmory M. Thomas’s critically acclaimed chroni...

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Definitive and unsurpassed, The Confederate Nation is the renowned history of the Confederacy by Emory M. Thomas ("one of America's most eminent Civil War historians"—Richmond Times-Dispatch). Thomas's masterful account delivers a clear analysis of the origins of secession, a gripping narrative of the military campaigns that shaped the...

Emory M. Thomas is Regents Professor of History Emeritus at the University of Georgia. He is the author of eight books, including acclaimed biographies of the Confederate generals J. E. B. Stuart and Robert E. Lee. He lives in Athens, Georgia.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:416 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 1.04 inPublished:March 15, 2011Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:006206102X

ISBN - 13:9780062061027

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“An incisive and insightful account of the Confederacy. As good a short history of the Southern war effort was we have.”