A Companion to the Civil War and Reconstruction

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Lacy Ford
John Wiley & Sons, Mar 21, 2011 - History - 528 pages
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A Companion to the Civil War and Reconstruction addresses the key topics and themes of the Civil War era, with 23 original essays by top scholars in the field.
  • An authoritative volume that surveys the history and historiography of the U.S. Civil War and Reconstruction
  • Analyzes the major sources and the most influential books and articles in the field
  • Includes discussions on scholarly advances in U.S. Civil War history.

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About the author (2011)

Lacy Ford is Professor of History at the University of South Carolina. He is the recipient of many awards in American and Southern history including the 1999 NEH Fellowship Award and the Francis B. Simkins prize for his book Origins of Southern Radicalism (1988).

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