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The Resource The American Civil War : a military history, John Keegan

The American Civil War : a military history, John Keegan

Label
The American Civil War : a military history
Title
The American Civil War
Title remainder
a military history
Statement of responsibility
John Keegan
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Analyzes many puzzling aspects of the Civil War, from its mismatched sides to the absence of decisive outcomes for dozens of skirmishes, and offers insight into the war's psychology, ideology, and economics while discussing the pivotal roles of leadership and geography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1934-2012
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Keegan, John
Dewey number
973.7/3
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
E470
LC item number
.K255 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Military geography
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
Label
The American Civil War : a military history, John Keegan
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
North and South divide -- Will there be a war? -- Improvised armies -- Running the war -- The military geography of the Civil War -- The life of the soldier -- Plans -- McClellan takes command -- The war in middle America -- Lee's war in the East, Grant's war in the West -- Chancellorsville and Gettysburg -- Vicksburg -- Cutting the Chattanooga-Atlanta link -- The overland campaign and the fall of Richmond -- Breaking into the South -- The battle off Cherbourg and the Civil War at sea -- Black soldiers -- The home fronts -- Walt Whitman and wounds -- Civil War generalship -- Civl War battle -- Could the South have survived? -- The end of the war
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition
Extent
xvi, 396 pages, [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9780307263438
Lccn
2009019469
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits
System control number
  • ocn303042537
  • (OCoLC)303042537
Label
The American Civil War : a military history, John Keegan
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
North and South divide -- Will there be a war? -- Improvised armies -- Running the war -- The military geography of the Civil War -- The life of the soldier -- Plans -- McClellan takes command -- The war in middle America -- Lee's war in the East, Grant's war in the West -- Chancellorsville and Gettysburg -- Vicksburg -- Cutting the Chattanooga-Atlanta link -- The overland campaign and the fall of Richmond -- Breaking into the South -- The battle off Cherbourg and the Civil War at sea -- Black soldiers -- The home fronts -- Walt Whitman and wounds -- Civil War generalship -- Civl War battle -- Could the South have survived? -- The end of the war
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition
Extent
xvi, 396 pages, [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9780307263438
Lccn
2009019469
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits
System control number
  • ocn303042537
  • (OCoLC)303042537

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