Error loading page.
Try refreshing the page. If that doesn't work, there may be a network issue, and you can use our self test page to see what's preventing the page from loading.
Learn more about possible network issues or contact support for more help.

The American Civil War

eBook

The greatest military historian of our time gives a peerless account of America's most bloody, wrenching, and eternally fascinating war.

In this long-awaited history, John Keegan shares his original and perceptive insights into the psychology, ideology, demographics, and economics of the American Civil War. Illuminated by Keegan's knowledge of military history he provides a fascinating look at how command and the slow evolution of its strategic logic influenced the course of the war. Above all, The American Civil War gives an intriguing account of how the scope of the conflict combined with American geography to present a uniquely complex and challenging battle space. Irresistibly written and incisive in its analysis, this is an indispensable account of America's greatest conflict.



From the Trade Paperback edition.

Expand title description text
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group

Kindle Book

  • ISBN: 9780307273147
  • Release date: October 20, 2009

OverDrive Read

  • ISBN: 9780307273147
  • Release date: October 20, 2009

EPUB eBook

  • ISBN: 9780307273147
  • File size: 7473 KB
  • Release date: October 20, 2009


Loading

Formats

Kindle Book
OverDrive Read
EPUB eBook

Languages

English

The greatest military historian of our time gives a peerless account of America's most bloody, wrenching, and eternally fascinating war.

In this long-awaited history, John Keegan shares his original and perceptive insights into the psychology, ideology, demographics, and economics of the American Civil War. Illuminated by Keegan's knowledge of military history he provides a fascinating look at how command and the slow evolution of its strategic logic influenced the course of the war. Above all, The American Civil War gives an intriguing account of how the scope of the conflict combined with American geography to present a uniquely complex and challenging battle space. Irresistibly written and incisive in its analysis, this is an indispensable account of America's greatest conflict.



From the Trade Paperback edition.

Expand title description text