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American Civil War, 1861-1865

American Civil War, 1861-1865 - 01 edition

American Civil War, 1861-1865 - 01 edition

ISBN13: 9780582319738

ISBN10: 0582319730

American Civil War, 1861-1865 by MITCHELL - ISBN 9780582319738
Cover type: Print On Demand
Edition: 01
Copyright: 2001
Publisher: Longman, Inc.
International: No
American Civil War, 1861-1865 by MITCHELL - ISBN 9780582319738

ISBN13: 9780582319738

ISBN10: 0582319730

Cover type: Print On Demand
Edition: 01

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This book, in the Seminar Studies in History series, is an up-to-date synthesis of the vast literature which the subject has generated. Books in this Seminar Studies in History series bridge the gap between textbook and specialist survey and consists of a brief "Introduction" and/or "Background" to the subject followed by a substantial and authoritative section of "Analysis" focusing on the main themes and issues. There is a succinct "Assessment" of the subject, a generous selection of "Documents" and a detailed bibliography. Although the military side is covered in the book, this is by no means just a blow-by-blow account of the war. Equal attention is given to the economy, society (including the role of women) and politics - both in the Union and the Confederacy. In the final assessment chapter emancipation (and its social consequences) and wartime reconstruction are both explored. The book is supported by a fascinating collection of documents, a chronology of the main events, and a guide to the main characters. Readers interested in American history of the American Civil war.

Author Bio

Mitchell, Reid : University of Maryland

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


1. Introduction: The Problem.

2. Origins of the Civil War.


3. The War, 1861-62.

4. The Union Homefront.

5. The South and the Confederacy.

6. War and Politics, 1863-64.

7. A More Perfect Union?


8. Emancipation and Reconstruction.


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