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The Civil War a concise history

Louis P. Masur

Oxford U.K. ; New York : Oxford University Press c2011

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  • Title:
    The Civil War a concise history
  • Author: Louis P. Masur
  • Subjects: United States --History --Civil War, 1861-1865; Regions & Countries - Americas; History & Archaeology; United States - General; United States -- History; United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865; Electronic books
  • Contents: Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; CHAPTER 1 The Origins of the Civil War; CHAPTER 2 1861; CHAPTER 3 1862; CHAPTER 4 1863; CHAPTER 5 1864; CHAPTER 6 1865 and After the War; Epilogue; Notes; Further Reading; Index
    One hundred and fifty years after the first shots were fired on Fort Sumter, the Civil War still captures the American imagination, and its reverberations can still be felt throughout America's social and political landscape. Louis P. Masur's The Civil War: A Concise History offers a masterful and eminently readable overview of the war's multiple causes and catastrophic effects. Masur begins by examining the complex origins of the war, focusing on the pulsating tensions over states rights and slavery. The book then proceeds to cover, year by year, the major political, social, and military even
    Description based upon print version of record.
  • Publisher: Oxford U.K. ; New York : Oxford University Press
  • Creation Date: c2011
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (135 p.).
  • Language: English
  • Identifier: ISBN1-283-00990-0;ISBN9786613009906;ISBN0-19-979239-9
  • Source: 01GALI USG ALMA
  • OCLC Number: 704275041
  • NZ MMS ID: 9913741598602931

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