A House Divided: The Civil War and Nineteenth-Century by Jonathan Daniel Wells

By Jonathan Daniel Wells

The Civil warfare is likely one of the such a lot defining eras of yank heritage, and masses has been written on each point of the conflict. the quantity of fabric to be had is daunting, particularly while a scholar is making an attempt to understand the final subject matters of the period.

Jonathan Wells has distilled the battle down into comprehensible, easy-to-read sections, with lots of maps and illustrations, to assist make experience of the battles and social, political, and cultural alterations of the period. provided here's details on:

  • the domestic front

  • the battles, either within the East and the West

  • the prestige of slaves

  • women’s function within the conflict and its aftermath

  • literature and public life

  • international facets of the war

  • and a lot more!

Students also will locate necessary research aids at the significant other site for the ebook. A condominium Divided presents a quick, readable survey of the Civil conflict and the Reconstruction interval later on, focusing not just at the battles, yet on how american citizens lived in the course of a time of serious upheaval within the country’s historical past, and what that legacy has intended to the rustic today.

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