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Review: America Aflame: How the Civil War Created a Nation

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After all I've read about the Civil War this author makes a solid case as to the root causes. Read full review

Review: America Aflame: How the Civil War Created a Nation

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When I picked this up, based on an internet controversy, I looked at it and thought, "532 page book about the Civil War? I'm not so sure." The first few chapters are quite engaging and interesting ... Read full review

Review: America Aflame: How the Civil War Created a Nation

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The short review is that no matter how things have changed, they seem to be the same. Read full review

Review: America Aflame: How the Civil War Created a Nation

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Goldfield calls the reconstruction a "preordained failure." "Given the nation's racial attitudes before, during, and after the civil war, permanent concessions to black equality were unrealistic" Page 527 Read full review

Review: America Aflame: How the Civil War Created a Nation

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This was a great book. Interesting take on religion in the Civil War. Well done! Read full review

Review: America Aflame: How the Civil War Created a Nation

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Dense and absorbing, this account of the Civil War brought the events and issues to life for me. Read full review

Review: America Aflame: How the Civil War Created a Nation

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Good summary of the events and ideas that lead to the Civil War, the War, and the aftermath. Lots of parallels to now worth noting. If you're interested in current political events read this book. Read full review


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