Concise Historical Atlas of the U.S. Civil War by Aaron Sheehan-Dean
Look inside with Google Book Preview
Concise Historical Atlas of the U.S. Civil War
By Aaron Sheehan-Dean

Concise Historical Atlas of the U.S. Civil War

By (author) See other recent books by Aaron Sheehan-Dean
Format: Paperback

Normal Price: $37.95
Your Price: $34.16 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $3.80! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $1.71 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply



Concise Historical Atlas of the U.S. Civil War by Aaron Sheehan-Dean

Book Description

There are few events as central to the American historical consciousness as the Civil War, which is a fascinating area of interest for students and general readers alike. One of the most efficient ways to study a war is with an atlas; however, most of the atlases devoted to this period focus almost exclusively on military movements and are prohibitively expensive for use in undergraduate courses. Offering a striking and reasonably priced alternative to these books, the Concise Historical Atlas of the U.S. Civil War is the only atlas that includes data maps and covers key issues before and after the war years. It balances military and non-military coverage, presenting maps that deal with political and social changes as well as campaign and battle maps. Laid out chronologically and representing the complexity of the war both visually and textually, Concise Historical Atlas of the U.S. Civil War is an ideal study aid. Through detailed presentation of physical geography, it highlights the role of the landscape in troop movements and in social and demographic developments. Students can follow all the major campaigns of both the eastern and western theaters, examine the tactical movements in the major battles, and explore the geographic patterns behind issues like emancipation, occupation, and internal conflicts. The atlas features maps dealing with such subjects as economic capacity (both agricultural and industrial), enlistment rates, and the movement of escaped slaves. The maps also integrate information on the divisions that existed within the North and the South themselves. Accessible to students with limited geographic knowledge, the maps are clearly labeled, with key features marked. Each map is accompanied by a short narrative that provides helpful contextual information. Featuring uniquely comprehensive coverage, the Concise Historical Atlas of the U.S. Civil War includes several maps situating the conflict in its antebellum origins as well as maps-of politics, sharecropping, and race relations-that extend the story through the end of Reconstruction. Ideal for use in U.S. Civil War History, Civil War and Reconstruction, and Southern History courses, this volume offers both novice and more experienced students new perspectives on the most significant events and circumstances of the era.

Buy Concise Historical Atlas of the U.S. Civil War book by Aaron Sheehan-Dean from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.


Book Details

ISBN: 9780195309584
ISBN-10: 0195309588
Format: Paperback
(232mm x 193mm x 6mm)
Pages: 128
Imprint: Oxford University Press Inc
Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
Publish Date: 2-Dec-2008
Country of Publication: United States

Books By Author Aaron Sheehan-Dean

Companion to the U.S. Civil War by Aaron Sheehan-Dean Companion to the U.S. Civil War, Hardback (April 2014)

A Companion to the U.S. Civil War presents a comprehensive historiographical collection of essays covering all major military, political, social, and economic aspects of the American Civil War (1861-1865). More than 60 original essays that explore all the major military, political, social, and economic aspects of the period are featured.

Struggle for a Vast Future by Aaron Sheehan-Dean Struggle for a Vast Future, Paperback (October 2007)

Tearing apart a nation founded on ideals of liberty and union, the American Civil War saw some of the most bitter and bloody fighting that humankind has ever witnessed. This book discusses the origins and legacy of a landmark conflict. Each chapter offers a fresh perspective on the key themes of the Civil War.

» View all books by Aaron Sheehan-Dean

Reviews

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Concise Historical Atlas of the U.S. Civil War book by Aaron Sheehan-Dean and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write a book review


Boomerang Bucks close

For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.

Recent books by Aaron Sheehan-Dean close
Companion to the U.S. Civil War by Aaron Sheehan-Dean
Freedom's Witness by Aaron Sheehan-Dean
Freedom's Witness by Aaron Sheehan-Dean
Struggle for a Vast Future by Aaron Sheehan-Dean
»
BoomerangBooks.com.au close