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Embattled Rebel

Jefferson Davis and the Confederate Civil War

Embattled Rebel( )
Author: McPherson, James M.
ISBN:978-0-14-312775-8
Publication Date:Jan 2016
Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $29.99
Book Description:

From the Pulitzer Prize - winning author of Battle Cry of Freedom, a powerful new reckoning with Jefferson Davis as military commander of the Confederacy History has not been kind to Jefferson Davis. Many Americans of his own time and in later generations considered him an incompetent leader, if not a traitor. Not so, argues James M. McPherson. In Embattled Rebel, McPherson shows us that Davis might have been on the wrong side of history, but that it is too easy to...
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Book Details
Pages:320
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Historical
History / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):13.7 x 20.4 x 1.8 cm
Book Weight:0.244 Kilograms
Author Biography
McPherson, James M. (Author)
James M. McPherson is the author of Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era, which won a Pulitzer Prize in history, and For Cause and Comrades: Why Men Fought in the Civil War, a Lincoln Prize winner. He is the George Henry Davis Professor of American History at Princeton University in New Jersey, where he also lives.

His newest book, entitled Abraham Lincoln, celebrates the 200th anniversary of Lincoln's birth with a short, but detailed look at this president's life. 030



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