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American Civil War

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The Book That Changed America: How Darwin's Theory of Evolution Ignited a Nation

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The Book That Changed America: How Darwin's Theory of Evolution Ignited...

Associate Professor of English Randall Fuller

History of the Americas; American Civil War; Western philosophy: c 1600 to c 1900; Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution

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Traces the impact of Charles Darwin's On the Origin of Species on a diverse group of writers, abolitionists, and social... [more]

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Ride Around Missouri: Shelby's Great Raid 1863

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Ride Around Missouri: Shelby's Great Raid 1863

Sean McLachlan

History; History of the Americas; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; American Civil War

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Ride Around Missouri: Shelby's Great Raid 1863 . [more]

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The Field of Blood: Violence in Congress and the Road to Civil War

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The Field of Blood: Violence in Congress and the Road to Civil War

Joanne B. Freeman

History; History of the Americas; American Civil War

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An absorbing account of the violence in Congress that helped spark the Civil War, alarmingly familiar in our own time (Andrew... [more]

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Equality: An American Dilemma, 1866-1896

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Equality: An American Dilemma, 1866-1896

Charles Postel

History; American Civil War

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An in-depth study of American social movements after the Civil War and their lessons for today by a prizewinning historian... [more]

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Freedom's Detective: The Secret Service, the Ku Klux Klan and the Man Who Masterminded America's First War on Terror

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Freedom's Detective: The Secret Service, the Ku Klux Klan and the Man Who...

Charles Lane

Biography: historical, political & military; History; History of the Americas; American Civil War; Politics & government; Civil rights & citizenship

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Chronicles the story of the Reconstruction-era Secret Service and its battle against the KKK's effort to suppress the emancipated... [more]

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Armies of Deliverance: A New History of the Civil War

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Armies of Deliverance: A New History of the Civil War

Elizabeth R. Varon (Langbourne M. Williams Professor of American History and Associate Director, John L. Nau III Center for Civil War History, University of Virginia)

History; History of the Americas; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; American Civil War

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In Armies of Deliverance, Elizabeth Varon offers both a sweeping narrative of the Civil War and a bold new interpretation... [more]

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The Thin Light of Freedom: The Civil War and Emancipation in the Heart of America

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The Thin Light of Freedom: The Civil War and Emancipation in the Heart of...

Edward L. Ayers

History; History of the Americas; Military history; American Civil War; Black & Asian studies

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Winner of the Lincoln Prize A landmark Civil War history told from a fresh, deeply researched ground-level perspective.... [more]

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Leaves of Grass: Selected Poems

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Leaves of Grass: Selected Poems

Walt Whitman

Poetry; Poetry by individual poets; Classic fiction (pre c 1945); American Civil War

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A selection of Walt Whitman's groundbreaking poetry edited and introduced by Professor Bridget Bennett. [more]

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The Annotated Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant

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The Annotated Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant

Ulysses S. Grant

Biography: historical, political & military; History; American Civil War; Political leaders & leadership; Warfare & defence

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With kaleidoscopic insights, Elizabeth D. Samet has produced the most ambitious edition of Ulysses S. Grant's Memoirs yet.... [more]

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The American Military: A Concise History

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The American Military: A Concise History

Joseph T. Glatthaar

History; History of the Americas; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Military history; American Civil War; Military history: post WW2 conflicts

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The American Military: A Concise History narrates the American military experience. It focuses on four recurring themes- citizen... [more]

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A Fierce Glory: Antietam - The Desperate Battle That Saved Lincoln and Doomed Slavery

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A Fierce Glory: Antietam - The Desperate Battle That Saved Lincoln and Doomed...

Justin Martin

History; History of the Americas; American Civil War; Civil rights & citizenship; Battles & campaigns

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From an acclaimed author and historian, the dramatic, character-rich story of Antietam--the high-stakes battle Lincoln needed... [more]

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Lincoln's Lieutenants: The High Command of the Army of the Potomac

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Lincoln's Lieutenants: The High Command of the Army of the Potomac

Stephen W. Sears

Biography: historical, political & military; History; History of the Americas; Military history; American Civil War

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From the best-selling author of Gettysburg, a multilayered group biography of the commanders who led the Army of the Potomac... [more]

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A Savage War: A Military History of the Civil War

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A Savage War: A Military History of the Civil War

Williamson Murray, Wayne Wei-Siang Hsieh

History; History of the Americas; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; American Civil War

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A military history of breathtaking sweep and scope, A Savage War reveals how the Civil War ushered in the age of modern warfare.... [more]

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The U.S. Constitution and Secession: A Documentary Anthology of Slavery and White Supremacy

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The U.S. Constitution and Secession: A Documentary Anthology of Slavery...

Dwight T. Pitcaithley

History; History of the Americas; Slavery & abolition of slavery; American Civil War; Political science & theory

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Five months after the election of Abraham Lincoln, which had revealed the fracturing state of the nation, Confederates fired... [more]

$46.95

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The Lost Indictment of Robert E. Lee: The Forgotten Case against an American Icon

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The Lost Indictment of Robert E. Lee: The Forgotten Case against an American...

John Reeves

History; History of the Americas; Military history; American Civil War

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Defeated on the battlefield, Robert E. Lee soon faced the wrath of vengeful northerners, including indictment for treason... [more]

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The Decision Was Always My Own: Ulysses S. Grant and the Vicksburg Campaign

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The Decision Was Always My Own: Ulysses S. Grant and the Vicksburg Campaign...

Timothy B. Smith

History; Regional & national history; History of the Americas; Military history; American Civil War

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The Vicksburg Campaign, argues Timothy B. Smith, is the showcase of Ulysses S. Grant's military genius. Showing how and why... [more]

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Thunder in the Mountains: Chief Joseph, Oliver Otis Howard, and the Nez Perce War

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Thunder in the Mountains: Chief Joseph, Oliver Otis Howard, and the Nez...

Daniel J. Sharfstein

History; History of the Americas; Social & cultural history; Military history; American Civil War; Indigenous peoples

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Beautifully wrought and impossible to put down, Daniel Sharfstein's Thunder in the Mountains chronicles with compassion and... [more]

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Uncivil Warriors: The Lawyers' Civil War

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Uncivil Warriors: The Lawyers' Civil War

Peter Hoffer (Professor of History, University of Georgia)

History; History of the Americas; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; American Civil War; Legal history

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Through a series of engaging portraits of the actors involved, Uncivil Warriors shows show that a central contributing factor... [more]

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Lincoln's Last Trial: The Murder Case That Propelled Him to the Presidency

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Lincoln's Last Trial: The Murder Case That Propelled Him to the Presidency...

Dan Abrams, David Fisher

Biography: historical, political & military; True crime; History; History of the Americas; American Civil War; Political leaders & leadership

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Instant New York Times bestseller! A Washington Independent Review of Books Favorite Book of 2018 A Suspense Magazine... [more]

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Rising in Flames: Sherman's March and the Fight for a New Nation

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Rising in Flames: Sherman's March and the Fight for a New Nation

J. D. Dickey

History; History of the Americas; Military history; American Civil War

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A New York Times bestselling historian sheds new light on Sherman's epic March to the Sea, especially the soldiers, doctors,... [more]

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A Campaign of Giants-The Battle for Petersburg: Volume 1: From the Crossing of the James to the Crater

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A Campaign of Giants-The Battle for Petersburg: Volume 1: From the Crossing...

A. Wilson Greene

History; History of the Americas; Military history; American Civil War

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Grinding, bloody, and ultimately decisive, the Petersburg Campaign was the Civil War's longest and among its most complex.... [more]

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Denmark Vesey's Garden: Slavery and Memory in the Cradle of Confederacy

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Denmark Vesey's Garden: Slavery and Memory in the Cradle of Confederacy...

Ethan J Kytle, Blain Roberts

History; History of the Americas; American Civil War; Social discrimination; Ethnic studies; Black & Asian studies

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Denmark Vesey's Garden joins the small bookshelf of major, paradigm-shifting new interpretations of slavery's enduring legacy... [more]

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The War That Forged a Nation: Why the Civil War Still Matters

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The War That Forged a Nation: Why the Civil War Still Matters

James M. McPherson (Professor Emeritus, Professor Emeritus, Princeton University)

History; History of the Americas; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; American Civil War

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James McPherson evokes the meaning and significance of the Civil War [more]

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The Rest I Will Kill: William Tillman and the Unforgettable Story of How a Free Black Man Refused to Become a Slave

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The Rest I Will Kill: William Tillman and the Unforgettable Story of How...

Brian McGinty

History; History of the Americas; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Slavery & abolition of slavery; American Civil War

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A surprising work of narrative history and detection that illuminates one of the most daring-and long-forgotten-heroes of... [more]

$22.95

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Grant

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Grant

Ron Chernow

Biography: historical, political & military; History; History of the Americas; American Civil War; Political leaders & leadership; Warfare & defence

Hardback

A portrait of one of America's most compelling generals and presidents, Ulysses S. Grant, by Pulitzer Prize winner Ron Chernow.... [more]

$71.95

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