American Civil War Reference Library

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Cengage Gale, 1999 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 800 pages
"American Civil War Reference Library" offers comprehensive and wide ranging research options on this compelling era of American history. Material in each of the three titles has been reviewed by an independent advisory board for its curriculum relevance and its accessibility to students in grades 6-12.

"American Civil War: Almanac" provides in-depth background and interpretation of the era, events and topics. Subject chapters offer viewpoints, definitions, chronological coverage of battles, further reading and sidebars highlighting individuals, statistics and other attention-grabbing information.

"American Civil War: Biographies" offers detailed essays on the lives of 60 individuals in two volumes. The 1,200- to 2,400-word essays are accompanied by sidebars, further reading lists, cross-references and more. Each volume includes a chronology, project suggestions, a name/subject index and more.

"American Civil War: Primary Sources" offers text of 14 full or excerpted speeches, newspaper accounts, novels, memoirs and other documents that reflect a wide range of viewpoints. Each entry includes background information about the subject, definitions, and details on the impact the document had on the public.

For table of contents, sample pages or other volume specific information see the entry for the "Almanac, Biographies" or" Primary Sources."

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