Why the Confederacy Lost

Why the Confederacy Lost

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A collection of five essays by Civil War historians examining the military aspects of why the Confederacy lost the Civil War.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 138 x 206 x 14mm | 300g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 1 halftone
  • 0195085493
  • 9780195085495
  • 1,170,306

About Gabor S. Boritt

Gabor Boritt is Robert C. Fluhrer Professor of Civil War Studies and Director of the Civil War Institute at Gettysburg College. His most recent books are The Confederate Image and Lincoln, the War President.show more

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"Eye-opening....Solid scholarship combined with nonacademic prose make this collection essential reading for serious students of the War between the States."--Publishers Weekly"If this collection of essays by historians of varied interests asks why the Confederacy lost, it may just as reasonably be thought to ask why the Union won, for the interlocking politics, public reactions, and military strategies of both sides are equally considered and present striking similarities....A promising source of argument."--The Atlantic"A stimulating, authoritative, and persuasive contribution to Civil War historiography."--Kirkus Reviewsshow more