After the Civil War: the heroes, villains, soldiers, and civilians who changed America / James Robertson.
- ISBN: 9781504635516 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
- ISBN: 1504635515 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 audio file (660 min.)) : digital
- Edition: Unabridged.
- Publisher: [United States] : Blackstone Audio, Inc. : 2016.
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|Participant or Performer Note:|| Read by Barry Press.
|Summary, etc.:|| Returning to the turbulent days of a nation divided, bestselling author and acclaimed historian James Robertson explores seventy fascinating figures who shaped America during Reconstruction and beyond. Relentless politicians, intrepid fighters, cunning innovators-the times called for bold moves, and this resilient generation would not disappoint. From William Tecumseh Sherman, a fierce leader who would revolutionize modern warfare, to Thomas Nast, whose undefeatable weapon was his stirring cartoons, these are the people who weathered the turmoil to see a nation reborn. Following these extraordinary legends from the battle lines to the White House, from budding metropolises to the wooly west, we rediscover the foundation of this great country.
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