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The American Civil War

"The Civil War is the central event in American history. More than any other event, the war defined the American people and nation."
Print Book, English, 2004
Greenwood Press, Westport, Conn., 2004
xx, 185 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm.
9780313316388, 0313316384
Series ForewordIntroductionChronology of EventsCivil War ExplainedOverview of the WarThe Myth of Southern Martial SuperiorityTransformation of Abraham LincolnCould the South Have Won the Civil War?Anatomy of Defeat: Why Lee Lost the Battle of GettysburgConsequences of the War: A Contemporary PerspectiveBiographies: The Personalities Behind the WarPrimary Documents of the WarGlossary of Selected TermsAnnotated BibliographyIndex Klappentext