The American Heritage: New History of the Civil War

 
9780140267617: The American Heritage: New History of the Civil War

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. The interactive CD-ROM features a multimedia Civil War strategy game. 800+ photos, many in color. 3-D maps. Printed endpapers. Full-cloth case.

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The Civil War, more than any other period, shaped America as a nation. Bruce Catton evokes the sweep and drama of a nation at war. With illustrations of soldiers at the front, the photographs of Matthew Brandy and paintings by Winslow Homer, this book recreates those crucial four years of American history.

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Bruce Catton was the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award-winning author of such books as A Stillness at Appomattox and This Hallowed Ground, and was instrumental in launching American Heritage magazine in 1954.

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