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The Resource Drawn with the sword : reflections on the American Civil War, James M. McPherson

Drawn with the sword : reflections on the American Civil War, James M. McPherson

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Drawn with the sword : reflections on the American Civil War
Title
Drawn with the sword
Title remainder
reflections on the American Civil War
Statement of responsibility
James M. McPherson
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Explores such questions as why the North won and why the South lost (emphasizing the role of contingency in the Northern victory), whether Southern or Northern aggression began the war, and who really freed the slaves, Abraham Lincoln or the slaves themselves. McPherson offers memorable portraits of the great leaders who people the landscape of the Civil War: Ulysses S. Grant, Robert E. Lee, and Abraham Lincoln
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DLC
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McPherson, James M
Index
no index present
LC call number
E468
LC item number
.M228 1996
Literary form
non fiction
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United States
Label
Drawn with the sword : reflections on the American Civil War, James M. McPherson
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Publication
Contents
  • From limited to total war, 1861-1865
  • Race and class in the crucible of war
  • The Glory story
  • III.
  • Why the North won:
  • Why did the Confederacy lose?
  • How the Confederacy almost won
  • Lee dissected
  • Grant's final victory
  • IV.
  • I.
  • The enduring Lincoln:
  • A new birth of freedom
  • Who freed the slaves?
  • "The whole family of man" : Lincoln and the last best hope abroad
  • V. Historians and their audiences:
  • What's the matter with history?
  • Origins of the Civil War:
  • Antebellum southern exceptionalism : a new look at an old question
  • Tom on the cross
  • The war of southern aggression
  • II.
  • The war and American society:
  • The war that never goes away
Control code
ocm32969052
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xiv, 258 p.
Isbn
9780195096798
Lccn
95038107
System control number
(OCoLC)32969052
Label
Drawn with the sword : reflections on the American Civil War, James M. McPherson
Link
Publication
Contents
  • From limited to total war, 1861-1865
  • Race and class in the crucible of war
  • The Glory story
  • III.
  • Why the North won:
  • Why did the Confederacy lose?
  • How the Confederacy almost won
  • Lee dissected
  • Grant's final victory
  • IV.
  • I.
  • The enduring Lincoln:
  • A new birth of freedom
  • Who freed the slaves?
  • "The whole family of man" : Lincoln and the last best hope abroad
  • V. Historians and their audiences:
  • What's the matter with history?
  • Origins of the Civil War:
  • Antebellum southern exceptionalism : a new look at an old question
  • Tom on the cross
  • The war of southern aggression
  • II.
  • The war and American society:
  • The war that never goes away
Control code
ocm32969052
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xiv, 258 p.
Isbn
9780195096798
Lccn
95038107
System control number
(OCoLC)32969052

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