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Embattled Rebel

Jefferson Davis As Commander in Chief

Embattled Rebel( )
Author: McPherson, James M.
ISBN:978-1-59420-497-5
Publication Date:Jan 2015
Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group
Imprint:Penguin Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $69.99
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. His cause went down in disastrous defeat and left the South impoverished for generations. If that cause had succeeded, it would have torn the United States in two and preserved the institution of slavery. Many Americans in Davis's own time and in later generations considered him an...
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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):16.205 x 24.13 x 2.87 cm
Book Weight:0.636 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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