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Published by MetroBooks (NY) .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • History - Military / War,
  • History,
  • History: American,
  • American history,
  • American history: c 1800 to c 1900,
  • USA,
  • Sale Books,
  • United States - Civil War

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsNoah Andre Trudeau (Contributor), James M. McPherson (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages630
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8821205M
ISBN 101586631985
ISBN 109781586631987

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American Heritage History of the Civil War Paperback – Decem by Bruce Catton (Author)/5(). Reflecting the state of the art in scholarship, The American Heritage New History of the Civil War provides a rich and dramatic recreation of the four years of this bloody war. Fascinating sidebars and contemporary documents tells the story of the war in the voices of those who experienced it/5. The New History of the Civil War is a reissue of the second edition, published by Viking in , which updated the highly acclaimed classic The American Heritage Picture History of the Civil War (). Edited by McPherson (George Henry Davis Professor of American History, Princeton), it retains the style of the late Catton, known for. The American heritage new history of the Civil War by Bruce Catton Published by Viking in New York, : Bruce Catton.

Introduced by the critically acclaimed Civil War historian James M. McPherson, The Civil War vividly traces one of the most moving chapters in American history, from the early division between the North and the South to the final surrender of Confederate troops. Catton's account of battles is a must-read for anyone interested in the war that divided America, carefully weaving details about the political /5(83). Here is Pulitzer Prize-winning author Bruce Catton's unsurpassed account of the Civil War, one of the most moving chapters in American history. Introduced by Pulitzer Prize-winner James M. McPherson, the book vividly traces the epic struggle between the Blue and Gray, from the early division between the North and South to the final surrender of Confederate troops/5. extraordinary stories of courage, disaster, and triumph in this collection of the best articles from sixty years of American Heritage. The Civil War posed a critical test of the young nation's character, endurance, and will to survive. Coming only two generations after the nation'sAuthor: Edwin S. Grosvenor. American History lives here at American Heritage Magazine, trusted since Browse 7, essays by respected historians, info on 4, historic sites, travel advice, and more. The American Civil War, | AMERICAN HERITAGE.

The project grew, and in the end, under the direction of James M. McPheron, whose own Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era won him a Pulitzer Prize in , and Noah Andre Trudeau, evolved into The American Heritage New History of the Civil War. It’s here now, and really is new—and very fine too. This work should stand as the definitive single-volume history of the war well into the next millennium. Bruce Catton is a well known Cicil War author. You may enjoy reading the book if you are a Civil War fan and enjoy reading about the different battles. I read it because Catton was one of Dennis' favorite authors. Also our house sits on property where the Union soldiers camped during the Battle of /5. 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 important contemporary photographs and sketches and magnificent paintings. The American Heritage Picture History of the Civil War by Bruce Catton is essentially a must read for any Civil War buff or Reenactor. It's a large book, about by with large color drawings throughout. The drawing's of the battles are amazing, and will help you understand them so much better than any other map or text will by: 3.