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Books Books 1 - 10 of about 45 related to In the Presence of Mine Enemies: War in the Heart of America, 1859-1863.   

Crucible of the Civil War: Virginia from Secession to Commemoration

Edward L. Ayers, Gary W. Gallagher, Andrew J. Torget - History - 2008 - 240 pages
Crucible of the Civil War offers an illuminating portrait of the state’s wartime economic, political, and social institutions. Weighing in on contentious issues within ...
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Valley of the Shadow: Two Communities in the American Civil War

Edward L. Ayers, Anne S. Rubin - History - 2000 - 103 pages
Through searchable censuses, newspapers, diaries, military records, maps, images, and other sources this program tells the story of the Civil War as seen by the people of ...
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What Caused the Civil War?: Reflections on the South and Southern History

Edward L. Ayers - History - 2005 - 222 pages
Presents a series of essays discussing the historical and contemporary roles of the American South, focusing on the contrast between popular explanations of events and the ...
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Southern Crossing: A History of the American South, 1877-1906

Edward L. Ayers - History - 1995 - 304 pages
Edward L. Ayers monumental history, Promise of the New South, was praised by the eminent historian Bertram Wyatt-Brown as "A work of frequently stunning beauty," who added "The ...
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The Oxford Book of the American South: Testimony, Memory, and Fiction

Edward L. Ayers, Bradley C. Mittendorf - History - 1998 - 597 pages
Gathers short stories, journalism, and excerpts from novels, diaries, and memoirs by Southern authors
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The Promise of the New South: Life After Reconstruction - 15th Anniversary ...

Edward L. Ayers - History - 2007 - 592 pages
At a public picnic in the South in the 1890s, a young man paid five cents for his first chance to hear the revolutionary Edison talking machine. He eagerly listened as the ...
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American Passages: A History of the United States

Edward L. Ayers, Lewis L. Gould, David M. Oshinsky, Jean R. Soderlund - History - 2008 - 1056 pages
With a unique attention to time as the defining nature of history, AMERICAN PASSAGES offers students a view of American history as a complete, compelling narrative. AMERICAN ...
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American Passages: A History of the United States, Volume 1: To 1877, Brief

Edward Ayers, Lewis Gould, David Oshinsky, Jean Soderlund - History - 2011 - 432 pages
AMERICAN PASSAGES places a unique emphasis on time as the defining nature of history--how events lead to other events, actions, changes, and often-unexpected outcomes. The ...
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