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This Republic of Suffering

Death and the American Civil War (National Book Award Finalist)

This Republic of Suffering( )
Author: Faust, Drew Gilpin
Series title:Vintage Civil War Library
ISBN:978-0-375-70383-6
Publication Date:Jan 2009
Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Imprint:Vintage
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $18.00
Book Description:

NATIONAL BESTSELLER .NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST. An "extraordinary ... profoundly moving" history (The New York Times Book Review) of the American Civil War thatreveals the ways that death on such a scale changed not only individual lives but the life of the nation. 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...
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Book Details
Pages:384
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Death & Dying
History / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)
Family & Relationships / Death, Grief, Bereavement
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.109 x 7.917 x 0.858 Inches
Book Weight:0.761 Pounds



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