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Civil War America
by Paul Johnson




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"(Johnson) is a master of narrative history." --Los Angeles Times Book Review

In these masterful essays drawn from his New York Times bestsellers A History of the American People and Heroes, one of the world's most renowned and respected historians explores what is arguably the most important chapter in the annals of America: the Civil War.

Enlivened with the author's trademark scholarship, verve, and intelligence, this vivid, concise history revisits the conflict that tore a nation asunder and provides portraits of the people who played essential roles in the bloody drama. Johnson's Civil War America examines the factors that led to the devastating rift in the years before the fighting--and recounts the troubled healing a wounded nation underwent in the years after the final shot was fired.

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Overview

"(Johnson) is a master of narrative history." --Los Angeles Times Book Review

In these masterful essays drawn from his New York Times bestsellers A History of the American People and Heroes, one of the world's most renowned and respected historians explores what is arguably the most important chapter in the annals of America: the Civil War.

Enlivened with the author's trademark scholarship, verve, and intelligence, this vivid, concise history revisits the conflict that tore a nation asunder and provides portraits of the people who played essential roles in the bloody drama. Johnson's Civil War America examines the factors that led to the devastating rift in the years before the fighting--and recounts the troubled healing a wounded nation underwent in the years after the final shot was fired.


 

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  • ISBN-13: 9780062076250
  • ISBN-10: 0062076256
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Publish Date: March 2011
  • Page Count: 192
  • Dimensions: 7 x 4.4 x 0.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25 pounds


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