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5 edition of The American Civil War and Its Origins 1848-65 found in the catalog.

The American Civil War and Its Origins 1848-65

by Alan Farmer

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Published by Hodder & Stoughton .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: c 1800 to c 1900,
  • History of specific subjects,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • History,
  • History: American,
  • USA,
  • Designed / suitable for A & AS Level,
  • United States - 19th Century

  • Edition Notes

    Access to History

    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages217
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10679814M
    ISBN 100340907045
    ISBN 109780340907047

    The causation of the American Civil War has been one of the largest issues in the historiography of this nation's past. Explanations for the question have been offered, debated, and reinterpreted ever since the time of the war; indeed, even before some individuals were setting forth reasons why an “irrepressible conflict” must come. This is a general history of the American Civil War from its background to Lincoln's assassination. As the title indicates it is composed predominantly pictures instead of text. Each chapter has five or so pages that give an overview of the chapter itself, and the rest of the chapter is filled with relevant pictures alongside a couple /5(23).

    The largest and most destructive military conflict between the Napoleonic Wars and the First World War, The American Civil War has inspired some of the best and most intriguing scholarship in the field of United States history. This volume offers some of the most important work on the war to appear in the past few decades and offers compelling information and insights into subjects ranging. The American Civil War, also known as the War between the States and the War of the Rebellion, was fought primarily over the issue of slavery. Previous political divisions had included regional overtones. Federalists were strong in New England, while Jeffersonian Democratic .

    The American Civil War: A Military History. by John Keegan; Random House. Forcing readers out of their comfort zones is British military historian John Keegan’s stock in trade. So readers seeking a thorough overview of the Civil War, or even of its operational aspects, should be warned that he takes a very different approach. The American Civil War () was the bloodiest war of the nineteenth century and its impact continues to be felt today. It, and its origins have been studied more intensively than any other period in American history, yet it remains profoundly s: 4.


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This is the fourth edition of The American Civil War and Its Origins,which has been revised and extended to fully cover the AS- and A-level specifications for OCR and Edexcel. The book begins by focusing on the westward expansion in America and the problems this caused/5(10).

The new editions of Access to History combine all the strengths of this well-loved series with a new design and features that allow all students access to the content and study skills needed to achieve exam third edition combines two popular Access to History titles on the American Civil War to provide complete coverage of the lead up to war and its course/5(6).

Cover and spine title: The American Civil war and its origins Cover title: American Civil War and its origins Description: pages: illustrations, maps, portraits ; 25 cm. Series Title: Access to history. Other Titles: American Civil War and its origins.

Edward Hagerman’s book The American Civil War and the Origins of Modern Warfare examines the development of the ideas, organization, and field command of the armies of the Civil War. The approach of the book is made clear at the beginning: addressing the noteworthy military philosophers of the time, the wars of the past and what had been Reviews: American Civil War.

The American Civil War () was a civil war in the United States of America. Eleven Southern slave states declared their secession from the United States and formed the Confederate States of America, also known as "the Confederacy".

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 3. American Civil War Alternative Title: War Between the States American Civil War, also called War Between the States, four-year war (–65) between the United States and 11 Southern states that seceded from the Union and formed the Confederate States of America.

The American Civil War (also known by other names) was a civil war in the United States from tofought between the northern United States (loyal to the Union) and the southern United States (that had seceded from the Union and formed the Confederacy).

The civil war began primarily as a result of the long-standing controversy over the enslavement of black : Ap – April 9, (3 years, days). The Civil War in the United States began inafter decades of simmering tensions between northern and southern states over slavery, states’ rights and westward expansion.

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Historians debating the origins of the American Civil War focus on the reasons why seven Southern states (followed by four more after the onset of the war) declared their secession from the United States (), why they united to form the Confederate States of America (simply known as the "Confederacy"), and why the North refused to let them go.

While virtually all historians in the 21st century. For the general public, Battle Cry and its author have become synonymous with Civil War history. Bell I. Wiley, The Life of Johnny Reb () & The Life of Billy Yank () Yes, I’m cheating with a double-pick—but these two books are more or less inseparable.

Wiley practically invented social history in the context of Civil War soldiers. The American Civil War () was the bloodiest war of the nineteenth century and its impact continues to be felt today. It, and its origins have been studied more intensively than any other period in American history, yet it remains profoundly controversial/5(6).

This is the fourth edition of The American Civil War and Its Origins,which has been revised and extended to fully cover the AS- and A-level specifications for OCR and Edexcel. The book begins by focusing on the westward expansion in America and the problems this caused.4/5(9).

This is the fourth edition of 'The American Civil War and its Origins ', which has been revised and extended to fully cover the AS and A. Brian Holden Reid is a professor of American history and military instruction at King's College in London and the author of several books, including "Robert E.

Lee: Icon of a Nation" and "The American Civil War: Exploration and Reconsiderations". Far more books have been written about the Civil War than about any other event in American history, and Lincoln’s stack of books towers over that of any other American figure.

Any recommended reading list therefore has to be highly selective and at least somewhat arbitrary. In many ways, the war that claimed overAmerican lives a century and a half ago is still the biggest battle being waged on American soil.

In The Civil War: A Captivating Guide to the American Civil War and Its Impact on the History of the United States, you will discover topics such as. An Uneasy Nation; The Foundation Cracks; The First /5(27).The American Civil War is exactly what it says on the tin: a thorough study into the American civil war oflooking at its causes, major battles and eventual outcome.

This book has a lot going for it, and yet I wouldn't say I enjoyed it very much/5().The American Civil War was fought between and over the issues of slavery and states' rights. Learn about Civil War battles, generals, political leaders and more.