The Civil War

The Civil War

Book - 2004
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America still reels from the effects of its racial past and conflicts--slavery and affirmative action, agriculture vs. industry, and states rights vs. federal rights, to mention just a few trouble spots. Arranged alphabetically for ease of use by students at all levels, the set will also appeal to general readers searching for explanations and information. Full of battle descriptions and four-color maps, the books are excellent military history. But they go far beyond the actual fighting to thoroughly explore all the contexts of the war.- The story of how those contentious themes boiled over into our most deadly and still divisive war- All the historical, social, geographic, economic, and other forces that caused and came out of the Civil War- The early history of slavery and racism, the later struggles of African Americans and others to realize promised freedoms, and the echoes to this day of the vast and bloody struggle of the 1860s- The voices of participants legendary and unknown in extensive extracts from books, newspapers, memoirs, songs, speeches, and more- The rich photographic and artistic record of the wa
Publisher: Danbury : Grolier, c2004.
ISBN: 9780717258833
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Branch Call Number: j 973.703 CIVIL WA
Characteristics: 10 volumes : illustrations (some color), col. maps ; 29 cm.
Additional Contributors: Grolier Incorporated

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