The War for a Nation
By (author) Susan-Mary Grant
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War for a Nation by Susan-Mary Grant
Book DescriptionThe War for a Nation provides a brief introduction to the American Civil War from the perspective of military personnel and civilians who participated in the conflict. Susan-Mary Grant brings the war, its many battles, and those who fought them - male and female, black and white - to the center of a riveting narrative that is accessible to general readers and students of American history. The War for a Nation explains, in a clear narrative structure, the war's origins, its battles, the expansion of the Union, the struggle for emancipation, and the following saga of Reconstruction. By drawing its examples from primary source documents, first-hand accounts, and scholarly research, The War for a Nation introduces readers to the human-interest aspects as well as the historiographical debates surrounding what was the most destructive war ever fought on American soil.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415979900
(229mm x 152mm x 16mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 28-Sep-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Provides an introduction to the American Civil War from the perspective of military personnel and civilians who participated in the conflict. This work talks about the war, its many battles, and those who fought them - male and female, black and white. It is aimed at general readers and students of American history.
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Author Biography - Susan-Mary Grant
Susan-Mary Grant is Reader in American History at the Newcastle University, UK. She is the author North Over South: Northern Nationalism and American Identity in the Antebellum Era (Kansas 2000) and the editor of Legacy of Disunion (LSU 2003). She is editor of American Nineteenth Century History (Taylor and Francis), and on the steering committee of ARENA (Association for Research into Ethnicity and Nationalism in the Americas) based at the Walker Institute, University of South Carolina.
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