Synopses & Reviews
This vivid commentary on the Civil War explores the long-standing social issues that plunged the nation into war, providing an in-depth analysis of the politics and the colorful personalities of Federal and Confederate leaders. Includes a new Foreword and Introduction, along with a comprehensive Index and 14 maps. Winner of the Fletcher Pratt Award from the New York Civil War Round Table. (August)
Presented in one comprehensive volume, this is the Civil War as it really was--the forces and events that caused it, the soldiers and civilians who fought it, and the ideas and values that are its legacy today. Revised reissue.