By Lacy Ford
A better half to the Civil warfare and Reconstruction КНИГИ ;ВОЕННАЯ ИСТОРИЯ Издательство: Blackwell Publishing LtdСерия: Blackwell partners to American HistoryАвтор(ы): Lacy okay. FordЯзык: EnglishГод издания: 2005Количество страниц: 531ISBN: 0–631–21551Формат: pdf (e-book)Размер: 1,93 mbA better half to the Civil warfare and Reconstruction is a rare number of 26 essays at the most crucial issues and topics of the yank Civil warfare and Reconstruction. those unique essays by way of best students within the box are equipped into 3 components reflecting 3 significant sessions of the struggle and its aftermath: »Sectional clash and the arrival of the Civil War,« »The Civil warfare and American Society,« and »Reconstruction and the hot Nation.« every one essay is an interpretive precis of the main literature within the box and areas the subject in its historic context. members contain bibliographies and recommend destiny instructions for historiography. This better half presents a helpful advisor to Civil conflict and Reconstruction historical past. RAPIDили IFOLDER zero
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A Companion to the Civil War and Reconstruction by Lacy Ford