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User Review  - wildbill - LibraryThing

This book is part of the Oxford History of the United States series. I have seen it called the best one volume history of the Civil War and it lives up to that reputation. James McPherson also lives ... Read full review

Review: Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era (Oxford History of the United States #6)

User Review  - Alan - Goodreads

A solid overview that is typically assigned in my Pre-civil war college courses. The writing is better than average and the research solid, well presented and updated to include recent historical ... Read full review

Review: Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era (Oxford History of the United States #6)

User Review  - Rob - Goodreads

A very good history one volume history of the Civil War Era. Unlike histories of the War itself, this book devoted almost half of it's page count to the set up, social history and circumstances ... Read full review

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User Review  - koalamom - LibraryThing

Great book - easy to read, but will take time. Good synopsis of the Civil War. Read full review

Review: Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era (Oxford History of the United States #6)

User Review  - Dev - Goodreads

Exhaustive study on the Civil War, but even w/all that scholarship, still eminently readable. Read full review

Review: Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era (Oxford History of the United States #6)

User Review  - Eric - Goodreads

The times, they change so fast, and the Young People Today know nothing of drive-ins… of paper routes…of bizarrely racist street parades: Indiana Democrats organized a parade which included young ... Read full review

Review: Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era (Oxford History of the United States #6)

User Review  - Bradley - Goodreads

Tired of Civil War books that seem stuck on the battlefield? Read this book! (Apologies for the Reading Rainbow-like introduction.) McPherson takes the reader beyond the familiar battlefields and ... Read full review

Review: Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era (Oxford History of the United States #6)

User Review  - Tyler Anderson - Goodreads

Recommended to me by Bro Tricky, when I asked him, he being the authority, what three or four books I should read on the American Civil War. This title in particular came highly recommended, as the ... Read full review

Review: Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era (Oxford History of the United States #6)

User Review  - Jim - Goodreads

Comprehensive one-volume analysis of the Civil War. Now, I see how everything fits together. Slavery, states' rights, agriculture, industry, liberty (each side felt they were fighting for it), abolitionism, battle, ettc. Read full review

Review: Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era (Oxford History of the United States #6)

User Review  - Jenny - Goodreads

I deserve credit for actually reading 700 pages of this book! It was amazingly detailed and engrossing! Read full review


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