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WHY THE SOUTH LOST THE CIVIL WAR

Beringer, R.E., Hattaway, H., Jones, A. and Still, W.N.

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ISBN 10: 0820308153 / ISBN 13: 9780820308159
Published by University Georgia Press, Athens, 1986
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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University Georgia Press, Athens, 1986. 1st printing, VG/VG, Hardcover, 582pgs. Prominent historians analyze Confederate defeat. Packed with care and shipped promptly. Bookseller Inventory # BOOKS000161I

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Title: WHY THE SOUTH LOST THE CIVIL WAR

Publisher: University Georgia Press, Athens

Publication Date: 1986

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Edition: 1st Edition

Book Type: Book

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In this widely heralded book first published in 1986, four historians consider the popularly held explanations for southern defeat―state-rights disputes, inadequate military supply and strategy, and the Union blockade―undergirding their discussion with a chronological account of the war's progress. In the end, the authors find that the South lacked the will to win, that weak Confederate nationalism and the strength of a peculiar brand of evangelical Protestantism sapped the South's ability to continue a war that was not yet lost on the field.

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More than one hundred years after the South's surrender at Appomattox, Civil War battles rage on. Beyond the largely settled question of who lost and who won, dissension remains about how and why the war concluded as it did.

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