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Civil War America : Making of a Nation, 1848 - 1877

Civil War America : Making of a Nation, 1848 - 1877 - 03 edition

ISBN13: 978-0582381070

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ISBN13: 978-0582381070
ISBN10: 058238107X
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 03
Publisher: Longman, Inc.
Published: 2003
International: No

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Civil War America : Making of a Nation, 1848 - 1877 - 03 edition

ISBN13: 978-0582381070

Robert Cook

ISBN13: 978-0582381070
ISBN10: 058238107X
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 03
Publisher: Longman, Inc.

Published: 2003
International: No
Summary

The American Civil War was without doubt the defining event in the history of the United States. This up-to-date analyisis of a critical period goes beyond the origins, course and consequences of the Civil War to bring in other important themes such as racial conflict, gender relations, religion, the popular memory and state formation.

Features :

  • Important social history--experiences of ordinary people on the battlefield and beyond.
  • Looks at US foreign policy--impact of the American Civil War on international diplomacy.
  • Issue of slavery was at heart of the Civil War--destruction of slavery and its consequences.
  • Addresses question of black participation in the Civil War--author is expert in African-American history.

Author Bio

Cook, Robert : University of Sheffield

Robert Cook is a lecturer in History at the University of Sheffield. He is the author of a number of books on American history including Sweet Land of Liberty? The African-American Struggle for Civil Rights in the Twentieth Century (Longman)

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