What This Cruel War Was Over: Soldiers, Slavery, and the Civil War Chandra Manning

What This Cruel War Was Over: Soldiers, Slavery, and the Civil War

Author: Chandra Manning
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Book Title
What This Cruel War Was Over: Soldiers, Slavery, and the Civil War
Author
Chandra Manning
ISBN
9780307277329
Using letters, diaries, and regimental newspapers to take us inside the minds of Civil War soldiers--black and white, Northern and Southern--as they fought and marched across a divided country, this unprecedented account is "an essential contribution to our understanding of slavery and the Civil War" (The Philadelphia Inquirer).In this unprecedented account, Chandra Manning With stunning poise and narrative verve, Manning explores how the Union and Confederate soldiers came to identify slavery as the central issue of the war and what that meant for a tumultuous nation. This is a brilliant and eye-opening debut and an invaluable addition to our understanding of the Civil War as it has never been rendered before.Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Chandra ManningPublisher: VintagePublished: 03/11/2008ISBN: 9780307277329Pages: 368Weight: 0.74lbsSize: 7.96h x 5.28w x 0.74dReview Citations: Books & Culture 03/01/2008 pg. 46

Using letters, diaries, and regimental newspapers to take us inside the minds of Civil War soldiers--black and white, Northern and Southern--as they fought and marched across a divided country, this unprecedented account is "an essential contribution to our understanding of slavery and the Civil War" (The Philadelphia Inquirer).

In this unprecedented account, Chandra Manning With stunning poise and narrative verve, Manning explores how the Union and Confederate soldiers came to identify slavery as the central issue of the war and what that meant for a tumultuous nation. This is a brilliant and eye-opening debut and an invaluable addition to our understanding of the Civil War as it has never been rendered before.



Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Chandra Manning
Publisher: Vintage
Published: 03/11/2008
ISBN: 9780307277329
Pages: 368
Weight: 0.74lbs
Size: 7.96h x 5.28w x 0.74d

Review Citations: Books & Culture 03/01/2008 pg. 46

Using letters, diaries, and regimental newspapers to take us inside the minds of Civil War soldiers--black and white, Northern and Southern--as they fought and marched across a divided country, this unprecedented account is "an essential contribution to our understanding of slavery and the Civil War" (The Philadelphia Inquirer).

In this unprecedented account, Chandra Manning With stunning poise and narrative verve, Manning explores how the Union and Confederate soldiers came to identify slavery as the central issue of the war and what that meant for a tumultuous nation. This is a brilliant and eye-opening debut and an invaluable addition to our understanding of the Civil War as it has never been rendered before.



Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Chandra Manning
Publisher: Vintage
Published: 03/11/2008
ISBN: 9780307277329
Pages: 368
Weight: 0.74lbs
Size: 7.96h x 5.28w x 0.74d

Review Citations: Books & Culture 03/01/2008 pg. 46