The Resource 1861 : the Civil War awakening, Adam Goodheart

1861 : the Civil War awakening, Adam Goodheart

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1861 : the Civil War awakening
Title
1861
Title remainder
the Civil War awakening
Statement of responsibility
Adam Goodheart
Title variation
  • Eighteen hundred sixty-one
  • Civil War awakening
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the Civil War awakening
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
As the United States marks the 150th anniversary of our defining national drama, historian Adam Goodheart presents an original account of how the Civil War began. 1861 is an epic of courage and heroism beyond the battlefields. Early in that fateful year, a second American revolution unfolded, inspiring a new generation to reject their parents' faith in compromise and appeasement, to do the unthinkable in the name of an ideal. It set Abraham Lincoln on the path to greatness and millions of slaves on the road to freedom. Goodheart takes us from the corridors of the White House to the slums of Manhattan, from the mouth of the Chesapeake to the deserts of Nevada, from Boston Common to Alcatraz Island, vividly evoking the Union at this moment of ultimate crisis and decision.--From publisher description
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
973.7/11
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E459
LC item number
.G66 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
1861 : the Civil War awakening, Adam Goodheart
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1861 : the Civil War awakening, Adam Goodheart
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A banner at daybreak: Charleston Harbor, December 1860 -- Wide awake: Boston, October 1860 -- The old gentlemen: Washington, January 1861 -- Forces of nature: central Ohio, February 1861 -- A shot in the dark: Charleston Harbor, April 1861 -- The volunteer: lower Manhattan, April 1861 -- Gateways to the west: lower Carson River, Nevada Territory, May 1861 -- The crossing: Washington, May 1861 -- Freedom's fortress: Hampton Roads, Virginia, May 1861 -- Independence Day: Washington, July 1861
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25 cm.
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Edition
First edition.
Extent
481 pages
Isbn
9781400040155
Lccn
2010051326
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)676726649

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