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In Lincoln's Hand
In Lincoln's Hand
Written by Harold Holzer and Joshua Wolf Shenk
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780553807424
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In Lincoln's Hand
His Original Manuscripts with Commentary by Distinguished Americans
Written by Harold Holzer and Joshua Wolf Shenk


Format: Hardcover, 208 pages
On Sale: January 27, 2009
Price: $35.00

On the occasion of the 200th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s birth and in conjunction with the Library of Congress 2009 Bicentennial Exhibition, In Lincoln’s Hand offers an unprecedented look at perhaps our greatest president through vivid images of his handwritten letters, speeches, and even childhood notebooks—many never before made available to... Read more >
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Lincoln Unmasked
Lincoln Unmasked
Written by Thomas DiLorenzo
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ISBN: 9780307496522
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Lincoln Unmasked
What You're Not Supposed to Know About Dishonest Abe
Written by Thomas DiLorenzo


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: January 21, 2009
Price: $9.99

What if you were told that the revered leader Abraham Lincoln was actually a political tyrant who stifled his opponents by suppressing their civil rights? What if you learned that the man so affectionately referred to as the “Great Emancipator” supported white supremacy and pledged not to interfere with slavery in... Read more >
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The Lincolns
The Lincolns
Written by Daniel Mark Epstein
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ISBN: 9780345478009
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The Lincolns
Portrait of a Marriage
Written by Daniel Mark Epstein


Format: Trade Paperback, 576 pages
On Sale: January 13, 2009
Price: $16.00

Although the private lives of political couples have in our era become front-page news, the true story of this extraordinary and tragic first family has never been fully told. The Lincolns eclipses earlier accounts with riveting new information that makes husband and wife, president and first lady, come alive in all... Read more >
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This Republic of Suffering
This Republic of Suffering
Written by Drew Gilpin Faust
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ISBN: 9780375703836
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This Republic of Suffering
Death and the American Civil War
Written by Drew Gilpin Faust


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: January 6, 2009
Price: $16.95

More than 600,000 soldiers lost their lives in the American Civil War. An equivalent proportion of today's population would be six million. In This Republic of Suffering, Drew Gilpin Faust reveals the ways that death on such a scale changed not only individual lives but the life of the nation, describing...

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"They Have Killed Papa Dead!"
The Road to Ford's Theatre, Abraham Lincoln's Murder, and the Rage for Vengeance
Written by Anthony Pitch


Format: eBook, 512 pages
On Sale: December 30, 2008
Price: $19.99

The assassination of Abraham Lincoln is a central drama of the American experience. Its impact is felt to this day, and the basic story is known to all. Anthony Pitch’s thrilling account of the Lincoln conspiracy and its aftermath transcends the mere facts of that awful night during which dashing actor...

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Gunsmoke Over the Atlantic
Gunsmoke Over the Atlantic
Written by Jack Coombe
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ISBN: 9780307485731
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Gunsmoke Over the Atlantic
First Naval Actions of the Civil War
Written by Jack Coombe


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2008
Price: $2.99

On April 12, 1861, the Civil War began when shots were fired on an unfinished fort in Charleston Harbor. From that thunderous opening salvo, the naval battles to control the Atlantic coast that followed–daring, savage, and often deadly–were not only crucial in determining the outcome of the war and the fate... Read more >
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The Negro's Civil War
The Negro's Civil War
Written by James M. McPherson
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ISBN: 9780307488602
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The Negro's Civil War
How American Blacks Felt and Acted During the War for the Union
Written by James M. McPherson


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: December 10, 2008
Price: $11.99

In this classic study, Pulitzer Prize-winning author James M. McPherson deftly narrates the experience of blacks--former slaves and soldiers, preachers, visionaries, doctors, intellectuals, and common people--during the Civil War. Drawing on contemporary journalism, speeches, books, and letters, he presents an eclectic chronicle of their fears and hopes as well as their... Read more >
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How the South Could Have Won the Civil War
How the South Could Have Won the Civil War
Written by Bevin Alexander
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ISBN: 9780307450104
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How the South Could Have Won the Civil War
The Fatal Errors That Led to Confederate Defeat
Written by Bevin Alexander


Format: eBook0
On Sale: November 25, 2008
Price: $11.99

Could the South have won the Civil War?

To many, the very question seems absurd. After all, the Confederacy had only a third of the population and one-eleventh of the industry of the North. Wasn’t the South’s defeat inevitable?

Not at all, as acclaimed military historian Bevin Alexander reveals in this provocative and... Read more >
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How the South Could Have Won the Civil War
How the South Could Have Won the Civil War
Written by Bevin Alexander
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ISBN: 9780307346001
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How the South Could Have Won the Civil War
The Fatal Errors That Led to Confederate Defeat
Written by Bevin Alexander


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: November 25, 2008
Price: $16.00

Destroying conventional historical wisdom, acclaimed military historian Bevin Alexander reveals how the South most definitely could have defeated the North-and how close a Confederate victory came to happening. Alexander shows:

•How the Confederacy had its greatest chance to win the war just three months into the fighting-but blew it
• How the... Read more >
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Saving Savannah
Saving Savannah
Written by Jacqueline Jones
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307270399
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Saving Savannah

Written by Jacqueline Jones


Format: eBook0
On Sale: October 7, 2008
Price: $13.99

In this masterful portrait of life in Savannah before, during, and after the Civil War, prize-winning historian Jacqueline Jones transports readers to the balmy, raucous streets of that fabled Southern port city. Here is a subtle and rich social history that weaves together stories of the everyday lives of blacks and... Read more >
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Wolf of the Deep
Wolf of the Deep
Written by Stephen Fox
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400095421
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Wolf of the Deep
Raphael Semmes and the Notorious Confederate Raider CSS Alabama
Written by Stephen Fox


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2008
Price: $14.95

The electrifying story of Raphael Semmes and the CSS Alabama, the Confederate raider that destroyed Union ocean shipping and took more prizes than any other raider in naval history.

In July, 1862, Semmes received orders to take command of a secret new British-built steam warship, the Alabama. At its helm, he would... Read more >
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America's Civil War
America's Civil War
Written by Brian Holden Reid
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781591026051
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America's Civil War
The Operational Battlefield, 1861-1863
Written by Brian Holden Reid


Format: Hardcover, 504 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2008
Price: $34.99

In 1861, when the Confederate States of America seceded from the Union and Civil War broke out between the North and the South, few people had much idea of the scale, intensity, and duration of the conflict they were about to enter. Politicians, generals, and common folk on both sides blithely... Read more >
Journey Through Hallowed Ground
Journey Through Hallowed Ground
Written by Andrew Cockburn, Photographed by Kenneth Garrett, Foreword by Geraldine Brooks
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426203039
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Journey Through Hallowed Ground
Birthplace of the American Ideal
Written by Andrew Cockburn
Photographed by Kenneth Garrett
Foreword by Geraldine Brooks


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2008
Price: $35.00

Along the 175-mile stretch from Monticello to Gettysburg—designated by Congress as the official "birthplace of America"—intriguing details of our nation’s past emerge from every town and byway. This beautiful book spotlights key places and personalities on the route, revealing insiders’ stories of early America.

The creative team—renowned author Andrew Cockburn, along with... Read more >
Last Flag Down
Last Flag Down
Written by John Baldwin and Ron Powers
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ISBN: 9780307236562
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Last Flag Down
The Epic Journey of the Last Confederate Warship
Written by John Baldwin and Ron Powers


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: May 6, 2008
Price: $14.95

As the Confederacy felt itself slipping beneath the Union juggernaut in late 1864, the South launched a desperate counteroffensive to shatter the U.S. economy and force a standoff. Its secret weapon? A state-of-the-art raiding ship whose mission was to prowl the world’s oceans and sink the U.S. merchant fleet. The raider’s... Read more >
What This Cruel War Was Over
What This Cruel War Was Over
Written by Chandra Manning
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ISBN: 9780307277329
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What This Cruel War Was Over
Soldiers, Slavery, and the Civil War
Written by Chandra Manning


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: March 11, 2008
Price: $16.95

In this unprecedented account, Chandra Manning uses letters, diaries, and regimental newspapers to take the reader inside the minds of Civil War soldiers-black and white, Northern and Southern-as they fought and marched across a divided country. With stunning poise and narrative verve, Manning explores how the Union and Confederate soldiers came... Read more >
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The California Gold Rush and the Coming of the Civil War
The California Gold Rush and the Coming of the Civil War
Written by Leonard L. Richards
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ISBN: 9780307277572
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The California Gold Rush and the Coming of the Civil War

Written by Leonard L. Richards


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: February 12, 2008
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From award-winning historian Leonard L. Richards, an authoritative and revealing portrait of an overlooked harbinger of the terrible battle yet to come.

When gold was discovered at Sutter's Mill in 1848, Americans of all stripes saw the potential for both wealth and power. Among the more calculating were Southern slave owners. By... Read more >
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This Republic of Suffering
This Republic of Suffering
Written by Drew Gilpin Faust
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ISBN: 9780307268587
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This Republic of Suffering

Written by Drew Gilpin Faust


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: January 8, 2008
Price: $13.99

More than 600,000 soldiers lost their lives in the American Civil War. An equivalent proportion of today's population would be six million. In This Republic of Suffering, Drew Gilpin Faust reveals the ways that death on such a scale changed not only individual lives but the life of the nation, describing...

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This Republic of Suffering
This Republic of Suffering
Written by Drew Gilpin Faust
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ISBN: 9780375404047
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This Republic of Suffering
Death and the American Civil War
Written by Drew Gilpin Faust


Format: Hardcover, 368 pages
On Sale: January 8, 2008
Price: $29.95

An illuminating study of the American struggle to comprehend the meaning and practicalities of death in the face of the unprecedented carnage of the Civil War.

During the war, approximately 620,000 soldiers lost their lives. An equivalent proportion of today’s population would be six million. This Republic of Suffering explores the impact... Read more >
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American Brutus
American Brutus
Written by Michael W. Kauffman
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ISBN: 9780307430618
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American Brutus
John Wilkes Booth and the Lincoln Conspiracies
Written by Michael W. Kauffman


Format: eBook, 544 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $13.99

It is a tale as familiar as our history primers: A deranged actor, John Wilkes Booth, killed Abraham Lincoln in Ford’s Theatre, escaped on foot, and eluded capture for twelve days until he met his fiery end in a Virginia tobacco barn. In the national hysteria that followed, eight others were... Read more >
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Buffalo Bill's America
Buffalo Bill's America
Written by Louis S. Warren
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ISBN: 9780307425102
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Buffalo Bill's America

Written by Louis S. Warren


Format: eBook, 672 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $13.99

William F. “Buffalo Bill” Cody was the most famous American of his age. He claimed to have worked for the Pony Express when only a boy and to have scouted for General George Custer. But what was his real story? And how did a frontiersman become a worldwide celebrity? In this... Read more >
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Civil War, A to Z
Civil War, A to Z
Edited by Clifford L. Linedecker
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307414779
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Civil War, A to Z
The Complete Handbook of America's Bloodiest Conflict
Edited by Clifford L. Linedecker


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $7.99

With hundreds of entries, as well as photographs, drawings, and a handy time line of events, Civil War, A to Z encompasses everything about this historic conflict . . . from Appomattox to Zouaves.

This encyclopedic illustrated reference features facts both familiar and engagingly new, organized in an easy-to-follow alphabetical format. Ranging... Read more >
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Complicity
Complicity
Written by Anne Farrow, Joel Lang and Jenifer Frank
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ISBN: 9780307414793
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Complicity
How the North Promoted, Prolonged, and Profited from Slavery
Written by Anne Farrow, Joel Lang and Jenifer Frank


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

Slavery in the South has been documented in volumes ranging from exhaustive histories to bestselling novels. But the North’s profit from–indeed, dependence on–slavery has mostly been a shameful and well-kept secret . . . until now. In this startling and superbly researched new book, three veteran New England journalists demythologize the... Read more >
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Freedom Rising
Freedom Rising
Written by Ernest B. Furgurson
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ISBN: 9780307425959
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Freedom Rising
Washington in the Civil War
Written by Ernest B. Furgurson


Format: eBook, 496 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $15.99

In this luminous portrait of wartime Washington, Ernest B. Furgurson–author of the widely acclaimed Chancellorsville 1863, Ashes of Glory, and Not War but Murder--brings to vivid life the personalities and events that animated the Capital during its most tumultuous time. Here among the sharpsters and prostitutes, slaves and statesmen are detective... Read more >
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Lincoln and Whitman
Lincoln and Whitman
Written by Daniel Mark Epstein
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ISBN: 9780307431400
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Lincoln and Whitman
Parallel Lives in Civil War Washington
Written by Daniel Mark Epstein


Format: eBook0
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $13.99

It was more than coincidence—indeed, it was all but fate—that the lives and thoughts of Abraham Lincoln and Walt Whitman should converge during the terrible years of the Civil War. Kindred spirits despite their profound differences in position and circumstance, Lincoln and Whitman shared a vision of the democratic character that... Read more >
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Mrs. Lincoln and Mrs. Keckly
Mrs. Lincoln and Mrs. Keckly
Written by Jennifer Fleischner
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ISBN: 9780307419156
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Mrs. Lincoln and Mrs. Keckly
The Remarkable Story of the Friendship Between a First Lady and a Former Slave
Written by Jennifer Fleischner


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $13.99

A vibrant social history set against the backdrop of the Antebellum south and the Civil War that recreates the lives and friendship of two exceptional women: First Lady Mary Todd Lincoln and her mulatto dressmaker, Elizabeth Keckly.

“I consider you my best living friend,” Mary Lincoln wrote to Elizabeth Keckly in... Read more >
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