The American Civil War

Author(s): 
Smith, Adam
ISBN: 
0333790537
Date published: 
February 2007
Hardback
Price: 
£60.00
Pages: 
304

This new interpretation of the causes, course and consequences of America's greatest crisis combines a clear and compelling narrative with analysis and an up-to-date assessment of the state of Civil War scholarship. It explores the complex relationships between the local and national contexts, between the experiences of soldiers and civilians, and shows how politics and public opinion decisively shaped the meaning and outcome of the war.