By Jonathan Daniel Wells

Consolidating the most advanced and multi-faceted eras in American background, this re-creation of Jonathan Wells’s A apartment Divided unifies the vast and sundry scholarship at the American Civil conflict. gathering quite a few examine, this obtainable and readable textual content introduces readers to both the battle and the Reconstruction interval, and the way american citizens lived in this time of significant upheaval within the country's background. Designed for numerous topics and instructing types, this article not just appears on the Civil struggle from a historic viewpoint, but additionally analyzes its ramifications at the usa and American identities during the state-of-the-art. This moment version has been up-to-date all through, incorporating new scholarship from fresh experiences at the Civil battle period, and contains extra pictures and maps (now integrated in the course of the text), up-to-date bibliographies, and a supplementary significant other website.

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