A History of the Confederate Heart
By (author) Wiley Sword
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Southern Invincibility by Wiley Sword
Book DescriptionSouthern pride-the notion that the South's character distinguishes it from the rest of the country-had a profound impact on how and why Confederates fought the Civil War, and continued to mold their psyche after they had been defeated. In "Southern Invincibility," award-winning historian Wiley Sword traces the roots of the South's belief in its own superiority and examines the ways in which that conviction contributed to the war effort, even when it became clear that the South would not win. Informed by thorough research, "Southern Invincibility" is the historical investigation of a psychology that continues to define the South.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780312263966
Paperback / softback
(229mm x 150mm x 28mm)
Imprint: St. Martin's Griffin
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
Publish Date: 18-Nov-2000
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Wiley Sword
Mountains Touched with Fire, Paperback / softback (April 1997)
An award-winning historian dramatically recreates a turning point in the Civil War--the battle for the besieged city of Chattanooga, Tennessee. Lively narrative, dozens of previously unpublished photographs, maps, and excerpts from private journals and letters capture every side of this crucial battle whose aftermath sealed the fate of the South.
Confederacy's Last Hurrah, Paperback (October 1993)» View all books by Wiley Sword
This work on the Civil War describes how and why the Confederate leader, John Bell Hood, was ultimately defeated by the Union General, George G. Thomas, at Springhill, Franklin and Nashville after the fall of Atlanta. The story is told from both sides, illuminating both the good and the bad.
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Author Biography - Wiley Sword
Wiley Sword is the author of several Civil War histories, including "Mountains Touched with Fire" and "Embrace an Angry Wind." He has won the Fletcher Pratt Prize for the best book of Civil War history and has been nominated for the Pulitzer, Parkman, Bancroft, and Western Heritage prizes. He lives in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan.
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