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The Resource The Civil War : an illustrated history, narrative by Geoffrey C. Ward ; based on a documentary filmscript by Geoffrey C. Ward, Ric Burns, and Ken Burns ; with contributions by Don E. Fehrenbacher ... [et al.]

The Civil War : an illustrated history, narrative by Geoffrey C. Ward ; based on a documentary filmscript by Geoffrey C. Ward, Ric Burns, and Ken Burns ; with contributions by Don E. Fehrenbacher ... [et al.]

Label
The Civil War : an illustrated history
Title
The Civil War
Title remainder
an illustrated history
Statement of responsibility
narrative by Geoffrey C. Ward ; based on a documentary filmscript by Geoffrey C. Ward, Ric Burns, and Ken Burns ; with contributions by Don E. Fehrenbacher ... [et al.]
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The complete text of the bestselling narrative history of the Civil War--based on the celebrated PBS television series. This non-illustrated edition interweaves the author's narrative with the voices of the men and women who lived through that cataclysmic trail of our nationhood, from Abraham Lincoln to ordinary foot soldiers. Includes essays by distinguished historians of the era
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ward, Geoffrey C
Dewey number
973.7
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
E468.7
LC item number
.W26 1990
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1953-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Burns, Ken
  • Burns, Ric
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Label
The Civil War : an illustrated history, narrative by Geoffrey C. Ward ; based on a documentary filmscript by Geoffrey C. Ward, Ric Burns, and Ken Burns ; with contributions by Don E. Fehrenbacher ... [et al.]
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 419) and index
Contents
Introduction: The crossroads of our being -- 1861: A house divided -- Why the war came / Don E. Fehrenbacher -- 1862: Forever free -- Who freeds the slaves? / Barbara J. Fields -- 1863: The universe of battle -- Men at war: an interview with Shelby Foote -- 1864: Most hallowed ground -- War and politics / James M. McPherson -- 1865: The better angels of our nature -- What the war made us / C. Vann Woodward
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
xix, 425 p.
Isbn
9780679742777
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
89043475
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), col. maps, ports,
System control number
  • OCM21160298
  • CARL021160298
Label
The Civil War : an illustrated history, narrative by Geoffrey C. Ward ; based on a documentary filmscript by Geoffrey C. Ward, Ric Burns, and Ken Burns ; with contributions by Don E. Fehrenbacher ... [et al.]
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 419) and index
Contents
Introduction: The crossroads of our being -- 1861: A house divided -- Why the war came / Don E. Fehrenbacher -- 1862: Forever free -- Who freeds the slaves? / Barbara J. Fields -- 1863: The universe of battle -- Men at war: an interview with Shelby Foote -- 1864: Most hallowed ground -- War and politics / James M. McPherson -- 1865: The better angels of our nature -- What the war made us / C. Vann Woodward
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
xix, 425 p.
Isbn
9780679742777
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
89043475
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), col. maps, ports,
System control number
  • OCM21160298
  • CARL021160298

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