James McPherson's fast-paced narrative fully integrates the political, social, and military events that crowded the two decades from the outbreak of one war in Mexico to the ending of another at Appomattox. Packed with drama and analytical insight, the book vividly recounts the momentous episodes that preceded the Civil War--the Dred Scott decision, the Lincoln-Douglas debates, John Brown's raid on Harper's Ferry--and then moves into a masterful chronicle of the war itself--the battles, the strategic maneuvering on both sides, the politics, and the personalities. Condition: Used; good; Hardcover w/ Dustjacket: 904 pages; Dimensions: 9.5 x 6.25 inches; Publisher: Oxford University Press; (1988)Domestic: Flat-rate of $6.00 to anywhere within the contiguous U.S. Every additional item purchased is an additional $1.00 shipping charge.International: Foreign shipping rates are determined by destination.Location: This item ships from North Carolina.
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