Physical Description:167 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 24 cm.
Edition:Rev. 3rd ed.
Publisher:New York :Oxford University Press,2005.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (page 154) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Dinner at Brown's Hotel -- Divided nation -- Americans fighting Americans -- War begins -- Harriet and Uncle Tom -- Harriet, also known as Moses -- Feature-Breaking the law, a discussion of ethics -- Abraham Lincoln -- New Salem -- Mr. President Lincoln -- President Jefferson Davis -- Slavery -- Feature-Slavery, then and now -- John Brown's body -- Lincoln's problems -- Union generals -- Confederate generals -- President Davis's problems -- Choosing sides -- Soldiers -- Willie and Tad -- General McClellan's campaign -- War at sea -- Feature-Ruler of the President's navy -- Emancipation means freedom -- Determined soldiers -- Marching soldiers -- Awesome fighting -- Lee the fox -- Speeches at Gettysburg -- More battles-will it ever end? -- feature-Turn of the tide -- Second inaugural -- Closing in on the end -- Mr. McLean's parlor -- Play at Ford's Theatre -- After words -- Feature-Songs of the Civil War.
Describes the American Civil War, focusing on its causes, events, and consequences.