By Jonathan Daniel Wells
The Civil warfare is without doubt one of the such a lot defining eras of yankee historical past, and masses has been written on each point of the battle. the amount of fabric on hand is daunting, particularly whilst a pupil is making an attempt to know the general 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 aid make feel of the battles and social, political, and cultural alterations of the period. provided this is info on:
- the domestic front
- the battles, either within the East and the West
- the prestige of slaves
- women’s position within the warfare and its aftermath
- literature and public life
- international elements of the war
- and a lot more!
Students also will locate worthy research aids at the better half site for the e-book. A apartment Divided offers a brief, readable survey of the Civil battle and the Reconstruction interval in a while, focusing not just at the battles, yet on how american citizens lived in the course of a time of significant upheaval within the country’s historical past, and what that legacy has intended to the rustic today.
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A House Divided: The Civil War and Nineteenth-Century America by Jonathan Daniel Wells