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  • Why the Confederacy Lost (Gettysburg Civil War Institute Books)

    After the Civil War, someone asked General Pickett why the Battle of Gettysburg had been lost: Was it Lee's error in taking the offensive, the tardiness of Ewell and Early, or Longstreet's hesitation in attacking? Pickett scratched his head and replied, "I've always thought the Yankees had something to do with it." This simple fact, writes James McPherson, has escaped a generation of historians who have looked to faulty morale, population, economics, and dissent as the causes of Confederate failure. These were all factors, he writes, but the Ci...

    • ASIN: 019507405X

  • A Savage War: A Military History of the Civil War

    How the Civil War changed the face of warThe Civil War represented a momentous change in the character of war. It combined the projection of military might across a continent on a scale never before seen with an unprecedented mass mobilization of peoples. Yet despite the revolutionizing aspects of the Civil War, its leaders faced the same uncertainties and vagaries of chance that have vexed combatants since the days of Thucydides and the Peloponnesian War. A Savage War sheds critical new light on this defining chapter in military history.In a m...

    • ASIN: 0691169403
    • Brand: Princeton University Press

  • Baptized in Blood: The Religion of the Lost Cause, 1865-1920

    Southerners may have abandoned their dream of a political nation after Appomattox, but they preserved their cultural identity by blending Christian rhetoric and symbols with the rhetoric and imagery of Confederate tradition. Out of defeat emerged a civil religion that embodied the Lost Cause. As Charles Reagan Wilson writes in his new preface, "The Lost Cause version of the regional civil religion was a powerful expression, and recent scholarship affirms its continuing power in the minds of many white southerners."...

    • ASIN: 0820334251
    • Brand: Brand: University of Georgia Press

  • The Lost Papers of Confederate General John Bell Hood

    Scholars hail Confederate General John Bell Hood's personal papers as "the most important discovery in Civil War scholarship in the last half century." This invaluable cache includes documents relating to Hood's U.S. Army service, Civil War career, and postwar life. It includes letters from Confederate and Union officers, unpublished battle reports, detailed medical reports relating to Hood's two major wounds, and dozens of letters exchanged between Hood and his wife Anna. This treasure trove is being made available for the first time for both ...

    • ASIN: 1611211824

  • A Rope from the Sky: The Making and Unmaking of the World's Newest State

    The untold story of America’s attempt to forge a nation from scratch, from euphoric birth to heart-wrenching collapse.South Sudan’s historic independence was celebrated around the world―a triumph for global justice and an end to one of the world’s most devastating wars.  But the party would not last long; South Sudan’s freedom fighters soon plunged their new nation into chaos, shattering the promise of liberation and exposing the hubris of their foreign backers.  Chronicling extraordinary stories of hope, identity, and survival, A ...

    • ASIN: 164313051X

  • Sally

    Semi-Finalist in the 2018 William Faulkner – William Wisdom Writing Contest, 5 Star Readers' Favorite, IHIBRP Reviews Recommended ReadIt’s 1968. Alice, a white nurse at an old-folks’ home, makes friends with the establishment’s oldest and only African-American resident, Sally. Alice shares a special bond with Sally, a bond she only divulges to her husband. Alice gains Sally’s trust and records her life and all the struggles she faced as a black person born into slavery. Decades later, Michelle moves into her grandmother’s house. She...

    • ASIN: 0999427806

  • Westmoreland: The General Who Lost Vietnam


    • ASIN: B005OCG11Q

  • India Was One

    ...Suddenly, he saw something shiny at the bottom of the abyss. He squinted his eyes to see what it was. He ran back to his binoculars and turned them to see what it was. Sharp barbed wires that separated the two mountains came into focus. He had come as far as he could in his country. But she was standing in another country. He was in South India and she was in North India... Have you ever imagined India being divided into two countries? What happens to the millions of Indians who are from South India but are now residing in North India? Kaa...

    • ASIN: B004S3OWO0

  • Ecstatic Nation: Confidence, Crisis, and Compromise, 1848-1877 (American History)

    A New York Times Notable Book of 2013A Kirkus Best Book of 2013A Bookpage Best Book of 2013Dazzling in scope, Ecstatic Nation illuminates one of the most dramatic and momentous chapters in America's past, when the country dreamed big, craved new lands and new freedom, and was bitterly divided over its great moral wrong: slavery.
 
With a canvas of extraordinary characters, such as P. T. Barnum, Walt Whitman, Frederick Douglass, and L. C. Q. Lamar, Ecstatic Nation brilliantly balances cultural and political history: It's a riveting account ...

    • ASIN: 0061234575
    • Brand: Brand: Harper

  • Grierson's Raid

    The improbable Civil War raid that led to the Siege of Vicksburg, recounted by the #1 New York Times–bestselling author of Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee.  For two weeks in the spring of 1862, Colonel Benjamin Grierson and 1,700 Union cavalry troopers conducted a raid from Tennessee to Louisiana. It was intended to divert Confederate attention from Ulysses S. Grant’s army crossing the Mississippi River, a maneuver that would set the stage for the Siege of Vicksburg. Led by a former music teacher whose role in the Union cavalry was belied by...

    • ASIN: B009KY5OGM

  • The Adventures of Mickey Matson and the Copperhead Treasure


    • ASIN: B00DYQDDWO

  • The Fall of the House of Dixie : The Civil War and the Social Revolution That Transformed the South

    Originally published: New York: Random House,

    • UPC: 32723259
    • Rating: 4.5

  • Lost Boy, Lost Girl : Escaping Civil War in Sudan

    "One of thousands of children who fled strife in southern Sudan, John Bul Dau survived hunger, exhaustion, and violence. His wife, Martha, endured similar hardships. In this memorable book, the two convey the best of

    • UPC: 13442001
    • Rating: 4.0

  • If The South Had Won The Civil War

    9780312869496

    • UPC: 1276605
    • Rating: 3.7

  • The Myth of the Lost Cause : Why the South Fought the Civil War and Why the North Won

    "The former Confederate states have continually mythologized the South's defeat to the North, depicting the Civil War as unnecessary, or as a fight over states' Constitutional rights, or as a David v. Goliath struggle in

    • UPC: 46225200
    • Rating: 4.0

  • Captain America: Civil War (DVD)

    Steve Rogers leads the newly formed team of Avengers, but after another incident involving the Avengers results in collateral damage, political pressure mounts to install a system of accountability, headed by a governing body to

    • UPC: 52763660
    • Model: 13520300
    • Color: Other
    • Rating: 4.8

  • The South vs. The South : How Anti-Confederate Southerners Shaped the Course of the Civil War

    9780195156294

    • UPC: 25245581
    • Rating: 3.0

  • Wendell Berry: Port William Novels & Stories: The Civil War to World War II (LOA #302) : Nathan Coulter / Andy Catlett: Early Travels / A World Lost / A Place on Earth / Stories

    "Presents the complete Port William novels and stories for the first time in the order of their narrative chronology. This first volume, which spans from the Civil War to World War II, gathers the novels

    • UPC: 56073580

  • Why the South Lost the Civil War

    Four historians consider the popularly held explanations for southern defeat--state-rights disputes, inadequate military supply and strategy, and the Union blockade--undergirding their discussion with a chronological account of the war's

    • UPC: 25661874
    • Rating: 5.0

  • If The South Had Won The Civil War - eBook

    Just a touch here and a tweak there . . . .MacKinlay Kantor, Pulitzer Prize-winning author, master storyteller, shows us how the South could have won the Civil War, how two small shifts in history

    • UPC: 894255205
    • Rating: 3.7

  • Confederate Reckoning : Power and Politics in the Civil War South

    9780674064218

    • UPC: 17778605
    • Rating: 5.0

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