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The Resource The American heritage new history of the Civil War, Bruce Catton ; edited and with a new introduction by James McPherson

The American heritage new history of the Civil War, Bruce Catton ; edited and with a new introduction by James McPherson

Label
The American heritage new history of the Civil War
Title
The American heritage new history of the Civil War
Statement of responsibility
Bruce Catton ; edited and with a new introduction by James McPherson
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Pulitzer Prize-winning author Bruce Catton's unsurpassed narrative, evoking the sweep and drama of a nation at war, provides the basis for The American Heritage New History of the Civil War, which includes more than 800 important contemporary photographs and sketches and magnificent paintings. The Civil War's battles and campaigns are painstakingly illustrated in three-dimensional maps that guide the reader through the four years of the struggle. With illustrations that
  • range from photographs by Mathew Brady and sketches by soldiers at the front, to famous paintings by Winslow Homer, the book boasts an extraordinary breadth of pictures and artifacts culled from across the nation. This richly textured tapestry is made complete by the words of men and women who actually witnessed the events. From the journal entry of a Confederate soldier departing for battle and the letter an African-American soldier scrawled on the back of his wife's
  • letter to him, to some of the best-known documents written in the very hand of Abraham Lincoln, each page of this book allows the participants to speak for themselves
Cataloging source
DLC
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1899-1978
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Catton, Bruce
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • 1899-1978
  • 1949-
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  • McPherson, James M
  • Catton, Bruce
  • Trudeau, Noah Andre
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  • United States
  • United States
Label
The American heritage new history of the Civil War, Bruce Catton ; edited and with a new introduction by James McPherson
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Rev. ed. of: The American heritage picture history of the Civil War. [1960]
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Ch. 1. A House Divided -- Ch. 2. The Opening Guns -- Ch. 3. Real Warfare Begins -- Ch. 4. The Navies -- Ch. 5. Confederate High-Water Mark -- Ch. 6. Stalemate at Home and Abroad -- Ch. 7. The South's Last Opportunity -- Ch. 8. Men at Arms -- Ch. 9. The Destruction of Slavery -- Ch. 10. The Northern Vise Tightens -- Ch. 11. Two Nations of War -- Ch. 12. Total Warfare -- Ch. 13. The Forlorn Hope -- Ch. 14. Victory -- Ch. 15. End and Beginning -- Ch. 16. A Sound of Distant Drums
Control code
ocm34583862
Extent
pages cm
Isbn
9780670868049
Lccn
96008325
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)34583862
  • (Sirsi) a565241
Label
The American heritage new history of the Civil War, Bruce Catton ; edited and with a new introduction by James McPherson
Publication
Note
Rev. ed. of: The American heritage picture history of the Civil War. [1960]
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Ch. 1. A House Divided -- Ch. 2. The Opening Guns -- Ch. 3. Real Warfare Begins -- Ch. 4. The Navies -- Ch. 5. Confederate High-Water Mark -- Ch. 6. Stalemate at Home and Abroad -- Ch. 7. The South's Last Opportunity -- Ch. 8. Men at Arms -- Ch. 9. The Destruction of Slavery -- Ch. 10. The Northern Vise Tightens -- Ch. 11. Two Nations of War -- Ch. 12. Total Warfare -- Ch. 13. The Forlorn Hope -- Ch. 14. Victory -- Ch. 15. End and Beginning -- Ch. 16. A Sound of Distant Drums
Control code
ocm34583862
Extent
pages cm
Isbn
9780670868049
Lccn
96008325
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)34583862
  • (Sirsi) a565241

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