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A war of the people

Vermont Civil War letters

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Published by University Press of New England in Hanover, NH .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • Vermont
    • Subjects:
    • Soldiers -- Vermont -- Correspondence.,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives.,
    • Vermont -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 341-347) and index.

      StatementJeffrey D. Marshall, editor ; foreword by Edwin C. Bearss.
      ContributionsMarshall, Jeffrey D.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE464 .W28 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 357 p. :
      Number of Pages357
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL389353M
      ISBN 100874519225, 0874519233
      LC Control Number98053635

      A partial translation into English was attempted by British officer Everard Ferguson Calthrop in under the title The Book of War. The first annotated English translation was completed and published by Lionel Giles in Military and political leaders such as the Chinese communist revolutionary Mao Zedong, Author: (trad.) Sun Tzu. Figes' The Crimean War: A History thoroughly explores previously untouched primary sources that reveal what most people consider an embarrassing episode in human self-destruction best remembered for the activities of Florence Nightingale. What Figes has unearthed is critical to understanding seemingly incomprehensible issues of the world by:

      The conflict was, for Britain, a "total war"; no section of society remained untouched by military conscription, air raids, the shipping crisis and the war economy. This book not only states the great events and the leading figures, but also the oddities and the banalities of daily life, and in particular the parts played by ordinary people- air raid wardens and Home Guards, factory 4/5(2). Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library.

      Wars of the Roses (–85), in English history, the series of civil wars that preceded the rise of the Tudors. Fought between the houses of Lancaster and York for the English throne, the wars were named years afterward from the supposed badges of the contenders: the white rose of York and the red rose of Lancaster. The format of this book is page spreads of these people's impacts on the Civil War. 2) Review: This was an interesting text to use as an informational text. It gave a lot of useful information and it presented the information in a way that younger students would be 1) Summary: Simply put, this is a text about the key people of the Civil War/5.


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