The American Civil War (Paperback)
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Paperback 416 Pages / Published: 05/08/2010
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The American Civil War was one of the longest and bloodiest of modern wars. It is also one of the most mysterious. It has captured the imagination of writers, artists and film-makers for decades but the reality of it confuses and divides historians even today. In this magisterial history of the first modern war, the distinguished military historian John Keegan unpicks the geography, leadership and strategic logic of the war and takes us to the heart of the conflict. His captivating work promises to be the definitive history of the American Civil War.

Publisher: Vintage Publishing
ISBN: 9780712616102
Number of pages: 416
Weight: 311 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 27 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"Vivid and compelling" * Sunday Times *
"It is hard to see how Keegan's masterful and thought-provoking book could be beaten" * Daily Telegraph *
"In its range and sweep, this book is difficult to better and promises to become the definitive account of the conflict" * Daily Mail *
"One of our finest military historians, Keegan brings a shrewd and discerning eye to [the] conflict... compelling" * Literary Review *
"The best military historian of our day" * New York Times *

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“Interesting, but repeditive at times”

I love American history and thought that this book gave me a most complete history of the American Civil War as seen from both sides. The only down sides were that there were several cut and paste complete... More

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“All the mud, sweat and tears”

I bought this book prior to a trip to Washington and visits to several Civil War battle sites so that I would have at least a background to the conflict. But I got much much more than that. This is an excellent read... More

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