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Why the Civil War Came

Why the Civil War Came

Boritt Gabor S. (EDT)  Blight David W. (EDT) 
edizioni Oxford Univ Pr on Demand collana Oxford Univ Pr on Demand (Paperback), 1997

In the early morning of April 12, 1861, Captain George S. James ordered the bombardment of Fort Sumter, beginning a war that would last four horrific years and claim a staggering number of lives. Since that fateful day, the debate over the causes of the American Civil War has never ceased. What events were instrumental...

€ 22,00
Why the Confederacy Lost

Why the Confederacy Lost

Boritt Gabor S. (EDT) 
edizioni Oxford Univ Pr on Demand collana Oxford Univ Pr on Demand (Paperback), 1993

After the Civil War, someone asked General Pickett why the Battle of Gettysburg had been lost: Was it Lee's error in taking the offensive, the tardiness of Ewell and Early, or Longstreet's hesitation in attacking? Pickett scratched his head and replied, "I've always thought the Yankees had something to do with it."...

€ 22,00
The Lincoln Enigma

The Lincoln Enigma

Boritt Gabor S. (EDT) 
edizioni Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, 2002

In The Lincoln Enigma, Gabor Boritt invites renowned Lincoln scholars, and rising new voices, to take a look at much-debated aspects of Lincoln's life--including his possible gay relationships, his plan to send blacks back to Africa, and his high-handed treatment of the Constitution. Boritt explores Lincoln's proposals...

€ 38,50
The Gettysburg Nobody Knows

The Gettysburg Nobody Knows

Boritt Gabor S. (EDT) 
edizioni Oxford Univ Pr on Demand collana Oxford Univ Pr on Demand (Paperback), 1999

Gabor Boritt has invited nine leading authorities to shed new light on the greatest battle in our history, focusing in particular on the unknown, the controversial, and what might have been. What did the battle do to the people of Gettysburg? What is behind the rise of Joshua Chamberlain to the status of the Hero of...

€ 18,50