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What This Cruel War Was Over : Soldiers, Slavery, and the Civil War (07 Edition)

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In this unprecedented account, Chandra Manning uses letters, diaries, and regimental newspapers to take the reader inside the minds of Civil War soldiers-black and white, Northern and Southern-as they fought and marched across a divided country. With stunning poise and narrative verve, Manning explores how the Union and Confederate soldiers came to identify slavery as the central issue of the war and what that meant for a tumultuous nation. This is a brilliant and eye-opening debut and an invaluable addition to our understanding of the Civil War as it has never been rendered before.

About the Author

Chandra Manning graduated summa cum laude from Mount Holyoke College in 1993 and received a M.Phil from the National University of Ireland, Galway, in 1995. She took her Ph.D. at Harvard in 2002. She has lectured in history at Harvard and taught at Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, Washington. Currently, she is Assistant Professor of History at Georgetown University.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307277329
Author:
Manning, Chandra
Publisher:
Vintage Books USA
Subject:
United States - Civil War
Subject:
History
Subject:
Confederate States of America History.
Subject:
United States - History - Civil War, 1861-
Subject:
United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)
Subject:
US History-1800 to Civil War
Subject:
civil war;history;american civil war;slavery
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Vintage Civil War Library
Publication Date:
20080331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
19 PHOTOGRAPHS
Pages:
368
Dimensions:
7.96x5.28x.74 in. .74 lbs.

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