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A People’s History of the Civil War

A People’s History of the Civil War

Struggles for the Meaning of Freedom
September 2006
Trade Paperback · 594 Pages
$24.95 U.S. · €17.99 E.U.
ISBN 9781595581259
The New Press

 
A reconsideration of the Civil War that addresses its impact on ordinary people… . A useful counter to the sanitized picture many historians paint of our nation's greatest struggle.
—KIRKUS REVIEWS A more competent and honest portrait is [now] available for future generations.
—ATLANTA JOURNAL-CONSTITUTION

Highly recommended.
—LIBRARY JOURNAL

Through his exhaustive research … Williams exposes this “rich man's war and poor man's fight” for what Whitman called a “seething hell.”
—MORNING STAR (LONDON)