The civil war is the most written about event in united states history there are an extraordinary number of books covering all aspects of the war from large overviews like james mcpherson's battle cry freedom, gary gallagher's books on the union war and the confederate war, allan nevins 8 volume set on the conflict, and shelby foote's three volume set of books on the war. The rise of industrial america, the dominance of wage labor, and the growth of cities represented perhaps the greatest changes of the period few americans at the end of the civil war had anticipated the rapid rise of american industry. As the civil war centennial approached, the historian allan nevins addressed this issue rather directly in a chapter of his 1960 war for the union here he dramatically evoked the immense.
Selected quotations from 1830-1865 [allan nevins, far better endure all the horrors of civil war than to see the dusky sons of ham leading the fair daughters. Colonel thomas t munford and the last cavalry operations of the civil war in virginia master's thesis virginia polytechnic institute and state university. Best civil war book: the best book is actually an eight-volume series published from 1947 to 1971, by allan nevins: ordeal of the union, the emergence of lincoln and the war for the union it is all there — the political, economic, social, diplomatic and military history of the causes, course and consequences of the war.
Twentieth-century american historians and the old south: a review essay herman belz civil war history, volume 31, number 2, june 1985, pp 171-180 (article. Union (american civil war) edit ↑ allan nevins, war for the union: ed toward a social history of the american civil war: exploratory essays (1991),. The american civil war: the war in the essays and published lectures for supervising william a blair's 1996 allan nevins prize- winning dissertation.
Causes of the civil war historiography second american revolution he war precipitated vast changes in american class relations allan nevins and david potter. Volumes three and four of ordeal of the union, this rounds out an important and scholarly contribution to american history while the focus is on a relatively brief period, of the years leading up to the civil war, nevins' lively handling, his arresting detail, his selective sense of drama, his gift. A short summary of history sparknotes's the civil war 1850-1865 this free synopsis covers all the crucial plot points of the civil war 1850-1865.
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