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Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era (Oxford History of the United States Book 6)
by James M. McPherson
Filled with fresh interpretations and information, puncturing old myths and challenging new ones, Battle Cry of Freedom will unquestionably become the standard one-volume history of the Civil War. James McPherson's fast-paced narrative fully integrates the political, social, and military events that crowded the two decades from the...
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Categories: History
Abraham Lincoln
by James M. McPherson
Marking the two-hundredth anniversary of Lincoln's birth, this marvelous short biography by a leading historian offers an illuminating portrait of one of the giants in the American story. It is the best concise introduction to Lincoln in print, a must-have volume for anyone interested in American history or in our greatest president....
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Categories: Bios & Memoirs of Leaders & Notable People; Historical Bios & Memoirs; History
For Cause and Comrades: Why Men Fought in the Civil War
by James M. McPherson
General John A. Wickham, commander of the famous 101st Airborne Division in the 1970s and subsequently Army Chief of Staff, once visited Antietam battlefield. Gazing at Bloody Lane where, in 1862, several Union assaults were brutally repulsed before they finally broke through, he marveled, "You couldn't get American soldiers today to...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; Historical Bios & Memoirs; History
Hallowed Ground: A Walk at Gettysburg (Crown Journeys)
by James M. McPherson
“[I]n a larger sense, we can not dedicate—we can not consecrate—we can not hallow—this ground. The brave men, living and dead, who struggled here, have consecrated it, far above our power to add or detract.” —President Abraham Lincoln James M. McPherson, the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Battle Cry of Freedom , and...
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Categories: History; Travel
Embattled Rebel: Jefferson Davis as Commander in Chief
by James M. McPherson
From the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Battle Cry of Freedom , a powerful new reckoning with Jefferson Davis as military commander of the Confederacy “The best concise book we have on the subject… McPherson is… our most distinguished scholar of the Civil War era.” — The New York Times Book Review   History has not...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; Bestsellers; Historical Bios & Memoirs; History
War on the Waters: The Union and Confederate Navies, 1861-1865 (Littlefield History of the Civil War Era)
by James M. McPherson
Although previously undervalued for their strategic impact because they represented only a small percentage of total forces, the Union and Confederate navies were crucial to the outcome of the Civil War. In War on the Waters , James M. McPherson has crafted an enlightening, at times harrowing, and ultimately thrilling account of the...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; History
Tried by War: Abraham Lincoln as Commander in Chief
by James M. McPherson
The Pulitzer Prize?winning author reveals how Lincoln won the Civil War and invented the role of commander in chief as we know it As we celebrate the bicentennial of Lincoln?s birth, this study by preeminent, bestselling Civil War historian James M. McPherson provides a rare, fresh take on one of the most enigmatic figures in...
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Categories: Bios & Memoirs of Leaders & Notable People; Historical Bios & Memoirs; History
This Mighty Scourge: Perspectives on the Civil War
by James M. McPherson
The author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Battle Cry of Freedom and the New York Times bestsellers Crossroads of Freedom and Tried by War , among many other award-winning books, James M. McPherson is America's preeminent Civil War historian. In this collection of provocative and illuminating essays, McPherson offers fresh insight...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; History
Crossroads of Freedom: Antietam (Pivotal Moments in American History)
by James M. McPherson
The Battle of Antietam, fought on September 17, 1862, was the bloodiest single day in American history, with more than 6,000 soldiers killed--four times the number lost on D-Day, and twice the number killed in the September 11th terrorist attacks. In Crossroads of Freedom , America's most eminent Civil War historian, James M. McPherson...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; Bestsellers; History
Abraham Lincoln and the Second American Revolution
by James M. McPherson
James McPherson has emerged as one of America's finest historians. Battle Cry of Freedom , his Pulitzer Prize-winning account of the Civil War, was a national bestseller that Hugh Brogan, in The New York Times Book Review , called "history writing of the highest order." In that volume, McPherson gathered in the broad sweep of events...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; History
Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era
by James M. McPherson
A broad history of the U.S. after the Mexican War and through the American Civil War. This digital edition was derived from ACLS Humanities E-Book's online version of the same title.
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Categories: History
Drawn with the Sword: Reflections on the American Civil War
by James M. McPherson
James M. McPherson is acclaimed as one of the finest historians writing today and a preeminent commentator on the Civil War. Battle Cry of Freedom , his Pulitzer Prize-winning account of that conflict, was a national bestseller that Hugh Brogan, in The New York Times , called "history writing of the highest order." Now, in Drawn With...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; History
The Negro's Civil War: How American Blacks Felt and Acted During the War for the Union (Vintage Civil War Library)
by James M. McPherson
In this classic study, Pulitzer Prize-winning author James M. McPherson deftly narrates the experience of blacks--former slaves and soldiers, preachers, visionaries, doctors, intellectuals, and common people--during the Civil War. Drawing on contemporary journalism, speeches, books, and letters, he presents an eclectic chronicle...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; History; Social Sciences
Abraham Lincoln and the Second American Revolution
by James M. McPherson
An analysis of the American Civil War through a revolution paradigm. This digital edition was derived from ACLS Humanities E-Book's (http://www.humanitiesebook.org) online version of the same title.
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Categories: All Nonfiction; History
Is Blood Thicker Than Water?: Crises of Nationalism in the Modern World (The Barbara Frum lectureship)
by James M. McPherson
From Pulitzer Prize-winner James M. McPherson comes a brilliant and passionate examination of nationalism in today's world, and its effects on the stability of the world's countries, big and small. Since the end of the Cold War, nationalism has re-emerged as one of the most powerful forces in the modern world. Students of nationalism...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; History
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