The Legacy of the Civil War

Robert Penn Warren (Author) Howard Jones (Introduction by)
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Product Details

Price
$14.95  $13.75
Publisher
Bison Books
Publish Date
March 01, 1998
Pages
109
Dimensions
5.0 X 7.9 X 0.3 inches | 0.35 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780803298019

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About the Author

A distinguished poet, novelist, and historian, Robert Penn Warren wrote The Legacy of the Civil War for the centennial in 1961. Introducing this edition is Howard Jones, University Research Professor and chair of the History Department at the University of Alabama. His works include Union in Peril: The Crisis over British Intervention in the Civil War, also available as a Bison Book.

Reviews

"Warren brings to this task his critical acuteness as a historian . . . his verbal sensitivity as a novelist, and his insight as a poet."--David Donald, New York Times Book Review--David Donald "New York Times Book Review "
"Here is a perfect gem of a book. . . . Here is something sound and meaty about the place of the Civil War in American history and its place in American thinking."--Chicago Sunday Tribune--Chicago Sunday Tribune
"A brilliant piece of work, quick and sharp with insight, yet compassionate. A stimulating book."--New Yorker--New Yorker
"A thoughtful discussion . . . stimulating to any reader conscious of the American heritage."--Library Journal--Library Journal