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The Resource The American Civil War : a military history, John Keegan

The American Civil War : a military history, John Keegan

Label
The American Civil War : a military history
Title
The American Civil War
Title remainder
a military history
Statement of responsibility
John Keegan
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Analyzes many puzzling aspects of the Civil War, from its mismatched sides to the absence of decisive outcomes for dozens of skirmishes, and offers insight into the war's psychology, ideology, and economics while discussing the pivotal roles of leadership and geography
Writing style
Award
Booklist Editors' Choice, 2009.
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326848
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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1934-
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Keegan, John
Dewey number
973.7/3
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
E470
LC item number
.K255 2009b
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • United States
  • Military geography
  • United States
  • Geography
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a military history
Label
The American Civil War : a military history, John Keegan
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
North and South divide -- Will there be a war? -- Improvised armies -- Running the war -- The military geography of the Civil War -- The life of the soldier -- Plans -- Mcclellan takes command -- The war in middle America -- Lee's war in the East, Grant's war in the West -- Chancellorsville & Gettysburg -- Vicksburg -- Cutting the Chattanooga-Atlantic link -- The Overland Campaign & the fall of Richmond -- Breaking into the South -- The battle off Cherbourg & the Civil War at sea -- Black soldiers -- The home fronts -- Walt Whitman and wounds -- War generalship -- War battle -- Could the South have survived? -- The end of the war
Control code
ocn303042551
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st large print ed.
Extent
690 p. (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780739327449
Isbn Type
(lg. print : pbk.)
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)303042551
Label
The American Civil War : a military history, John Keegan
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
North and South divide -- Will there be a war? -- Improvised armies -- Running the war -- The military geography of the Civil War -- The life of the soldier -- Plans -- Mcclellan takes command -- The war in middle America -- Lee's war in the East, Grant's war in the West -- Chancellorsville & Gettysburg -- Vicksburg -- Cutting the Chattanooga-Atlantic link -- The Overland Campaign & the fall of Richmond -- Breaking into the South -- The battle off Cherbourg & the Civil War at sea -- Black soldiers -- The home fronts -- Walt Whitman and wounds -- War generalship -- War battle -- Could the South have survived? -- The end of the war
Control code
ocn303042551
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st large print ed.
Extent
690 p. (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780739327449
Isbn Type
(lg. print : pbk.)
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)303042551

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