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Encyclopedia of the American Civil War [5 Volumes]

A Political, Social, and Military History

David S. Heidler, Jeanne T. Heidler (Editor)


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The Encyclopedia of the American Civil War is the most comprehensive reference set ever compiled on this pivotal confrontation. Its five oversized volumes, rich with illustrations, maps, and primary source documents, offer more than 1,600 authoritative entries that chart the war's strategic aims, analyze diplomatic and political maneuvering, describe key military actions, sketch important participants, assess developments in military science, and discuss the social and financial impact of the conflict.

Written by scholars, the essays are both authoritative and easily accessible to history buffs, students, and general readers. Brief entry bibliographies lead curious readers to the most reliable sources for further information.

ABC-CLIO, 9781576070666, 2733pp.

Publication Date: December 13, 2000

About the Author

David S. Heidler, PhD, is an independent scholar.Jeanne T. Heidler is professor of American history at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, CO.