The American Civil War, 1861-1865 (Seminar Studies in History)

By: Mitchell, Reid

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Pencil check mark to series list page. 2001 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. xix, 142 pp. The American Civil War caused upheaval and massive private bereavement, but the years 1861-1865 also defined a great nation. This book provides a concise introduction to events from the secession to the end of the war. It focuses on: the military progress of the war; Union and Confederate politics; social change - particularly the emancipation of North American slaves; The social history associated with the war is dealt with alongside the familiar military and political events. This inclusive approach allows the reader to consider equally the history of men and women, blacks and whites in the conflict. It deals with both the Union and the Confederacy, integrating the latest literature on the war and society into a clear account. The book concludes with an assessment of emancipation, the rebuilding of the economy, and the war's consequences. An array of primary documents supports the text, together with a chronology, glossary and Who's Who guide to key figures.

Title: The American Civil War, 1861-1865 (Seminar Studies in History)

Author: Mitchell, Reid

Categories: American Civil War, 19th Century,

Publisher: Longman: 2001

ISBN Number: 0582319730

ISBN Number 13: 9780582319738

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: Near Fine

Seller ID: 2206454