This landmark study of the most traumatic era in American history won a Pulitzer Prize in 1918 for its concise, clear-minded survey of the Civil War from political and economic perspectives. From qthe great factor in the destruction of slaveryq-the election of Abraham Lincoln as President in 1860-to the qtwenty thousand men in Wall Streetq who sang to celebrate the war's end four years later, Rhodes, a self-taught historian, lends a distinctive voice to his retelling of the war. All students of the upheaval and disorder of the period will appreciate this enduring and unusual perspective on it.From aquot;the great factor in the destruction of slaveryaquot;-the election of Abraham Lincoln as President in 1860-to the aquot;twenty thousand men in Wall Streetaquot; who sang to celebrate the wara#39;s end four years later, Rhodes, a self-taught historian, ...
|Title||:||History of the Civil War 1861-1865|
|Author||:||James F. Rhodes|
|Publisher||:||Cosimo, Inc. - 2009-01-01|