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America aflame : how the Civil War created a nation

by Goldfield, David R., 1944-

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In this history, the author offers a new interpretation of the Civil War era since James M. McPherson's "Battle Cry of Freedom." Where past scholars have limned the war as a triumph of freedom, this author sees it as America's greatest failure: the result of a breakdown caused by the infusion of eva... Full description

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