Why the South Lost the Civil War

by Beringer, Richard E.
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ISBN: 9780820313962
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In this widely heralded book first published in 1986, four historians consider the popularly held explanations for southern defeat--state-rights disputes, inadequate military supply and strategy, and the Union blockade--undergirding their discussion with a chronological account of the war's progress. In the end, the authors find that the South lacked the will to win, that weak Confederate nationalism and the strength of a peculiar brand of evangelical Protestantism sapped the South's ability to continue a war that was not yet lost on the field.
  • Format: TradePaperback
  • Author: Beringer, Richard E.
  • ISBN: 9780820313962
  • Condition: Used
  • Dimensions: 8.86 x 1.57
  • Number Of Pages: 624
  • Publication Year: 1991

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