Battle Cry of Freedom
Publisher: Recorded Books
Edition language: English
, American History
, Military History
, Civil War
, American Civil War
Series: Oxford History of the United States (#6)
I first read James McPherson's classic history of the Civil War era when I was in high school. At the time I had a pretty callow understanding of history; because of this, while I took a lot from McPherson's book, many of his arguments and details went largely unappreciated. In the years that follow...
James M. McPherson’s masterpiece justifiably won the Pulitzer in 1988. It is volume six in the Oxford History of the United States. McPherson is obviously a good scholar; he is also an excellent writer. His narrative style is serious, but clear. The book works in both conception and execution. ...
Recommended by Judkins. But so long!
The best one volume history of the Civil War. I recommend this book to anyone who is reading about the Civil War for the first time.
Given to me by a close friend. I'd like it anyway. What men we had back then.
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