Synopses & Reviews
Why did the North win the Civil War?
What accounted for Lincoln's success as a wartime statesman?
What factors brought about sectionalism during the pre-war decades?
What is the meaning of the Lincoln legend for contemporary America?
In light of new techniques for research in the social sciences, Professor David Donald presents his brilliant reinterpretations of Civil War issues and personalities
Bibliography: p. 237-250.
About the Author
David Donald is the author of many books on the Civil War era, including the classic text The Civil War and Reconstruction, written in collaboration with J. G. Randall, and the Pulitzer Prize-winning biography Charles Sumner and the Coming of the Civil War, as well as the biography Look Homeward: A Life of Thomas Wolfe.