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The Long Road to Antietam How the Civil War Became a Revolution (Paperback)

Author:  Richard Slotkin
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-10: 0871406659
ISBN-13: 9780871406651
Sku: 243396985
Publish Date: 7/15/2013
Dimensions:  (in Inches) 8H x 5.5L x 1.25T
Pages:  512
 
A masterful account of the Civil War''s turning point in the tradition of McPherson''s "Crossroads of Freedom" with 10 illustrations and eight maps.
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In the summer of 1862, aftera year of protracted fighting, Abraham Lincoln decided on a radical change ofstrategy?one that abandoned hope for a compromise peace and committed thenation to all-out war. The centerpiece of that new strategy was theEmancipation Proclamation: an unprecedented use of federal power that wouldrevolutionize Southern society. In The Long Road to Antietam, Richard Slotkin, a renowned cultural historian, reexaminesthe challenges that Lincoln encountered during that anguished summer 150 yearsago. In an original and incisive study of character, Slotkin re-creates theshowdown between Lincoln and General George McClellan, the ?Young Napoleon?whose opposition to Lincoln included obsessive fantasies of dictatorship and amilitary coup. He brings to three-dimensional life their ruinous conflict,demonstrating how their political struggle provided Confederate General RobertE. Lee with his best opportunity to win the war, in the grand offensive thatended in September of 1862 at the bloody Battle of Antietam.An award-winning author and historian describes the political challenges faced by President Lincoln during the summer after the Emancipation Proclamation, including his conflicts with General George McClellan, that ultimately gave General Robert E. Lee his best opportunity to win the war. 25,000 first printing.

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"[A] remarkable piece of work, an eye-opening double history of a battle and a war." - Randy Dotinga 08/07/2012
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Product attributeNumber of Pages:   0512
Product attributePublisher:   Liveright Publishing Corporation
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