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A Great Civil War : A Military and Political History, 1861-1865, Hardback Book

A Great Civil War : A Military and Political History, 1861-1865 Hardback


"The crowning achievement of one of America's most distinguished military historians." -Lincoln Prize jury"Readers will find much to debate in this book-including... its affirmation that, because of emancipation, 'the Civil War calls for a rethinking of the attitude... that war is always futile, that its rewards never match its cost, that any conflict [must be] immediately decisive and virtually without loss of American lives.'" -Gary W.



  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 648 pages, 9 maps, 1 bibliog.
  • Publisher: Indiana University Press
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  • Category: History of the Americas
  • ISBN: 9780253337382

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