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Booknote: 1861 by Adam Goodheart

From the publisher: In time for the 150th anniversary of our defining national event: an original and altogether gripping account of how the Civil War began. 1861 is an epic of courage and heroism beyond the battlefields. Early in that … Continue reading

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Booknote: Beaufort 1849

From the publisher’s web site: After years abroad, Jasper Wainwright returns to Beaufort, South Carolina, home of his unruly youth. Slavery and Sea Island cotton have made this summer seat of plantation owners one of the wealthiest and most cultured … Continue reading

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Booknote: This Great Struggle

From the publisher’s web site: Referring to the war that was raging across parts of the American landscape, Abraham Lincoln told Congress in 1862, “We shall nobly save, or meanly lose, the last best hope on earth.” Lincoln recognized what … Continue reading

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Booknote: The Grand Design by Donald Stoker

From the publisher’s web site: Of the tens of thousands of books exploring virtually every aspect of the Civil War, surprisingly little has been said about what was in fact the determining factor in the outcome of the conflict: differences … Continue reading

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Booknote: The Civil War: a Visual History

From the publisher’s web site: Produced with the Smithsonian Institution and released in conjunction with the 150th anniversary of the start of the war, The Civil War is a unique visual history to one of the most defining moments in our … Continue reading

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Booknote: A World on Fire by Amanda Foreman

From the publisher’s web site: Acclaimed historian Amanda Foreman follows the phenomenal success of her New York Times bestseller Georgiana: Duchess of Devonshire with her long-awaited second work of nonfiction: the fascinating story of the American Civil War and the major role … Continue reading

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Civil War Books and Resources due out in the first half of 2011

Civil War Books Coming out from Jan – Jun May be considered ‘new’ if the paperback verion is coming out, after the hardback was published earlier. A Western Theater slant. Some eBooks on Kindle too; as cheap as .99 cents. … Continue reading

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