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Why the North Won the Civil War

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In these compelling essays, six of America's most distinguished historians explore the crucial factors that contributed to the collapse of the ... Show synopsis

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Overall customer rating: 4.000
NJJ

Smooth purchase transaction

by NJJ on Jun 27, 2014

A clean, good copy to add to my treasured bookcase.

jhudson

does not live up to the title

by jhudson on Nov 4, 2007

This book gives a number of assessments by leading historians relating to why the northern states won the American Civil War. As a British reader I was particularly looking for a quick way to understanding the American Civil War without spending a fortune on the multitude of books on the subject. I have seen many TV programs and read many books; but I find the subject as 'clear as mud'. Each of the historians gives a very interesting account of the war; but after reading them all, I was still unclear what they were all fighting about. I am coming to the conclusion that no American historian will write an accurate account of the American Civil War until Americans come to terms with racial predjudice in todays society.

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