The American Civil War

1st Edition

A Hands-on History

Christopher J. Olsen
eISBN-13: 9780374707316

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Succinct, with a brace of original documents following each chapter, Christopher J. Olsen's The American Civil War is the ideal introduction to American history's most famous, and infamous, chapter. Covering events from 1850 and the mounting political pressures to split the Union into opposing sections, through the four years of bloodshed and waning Confederate fortunes, to Lincoln's assassination and the advent of Reconstruction, The American Civil War covers the entire sectional conflict and at every juncture emphasizes the decisions and circumstances, large and small, that determined the course of events.

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ISBNs 0809016400, 0374707316, 9780809095384, 0374707316, 9780809016402, 9780374707316
Language eng
Number of Pages 304
Edition 1st