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Title:
Prefaces to history.
Author:
Catton, Bruce, 1899-1978.
Personal Author:
Edition:
[First edition].
Publication Information:
Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, 1970.
Physical Description:
vi, 230 pages ; 22 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Preface to The army of the Potomac trilogy.--Introduction to John Brown's body.--Forward to Prince Napoleon in America, 1861.--President Lincoln and General McClellan.--Introduction to The Battle of Gettysburg.--The generalship of Ulysses S. Grant.--A new appraisal.--The end of the centennial.--History as literature.--For an emotional understanding.--Morning star.--Aristotle and Pandora.--Setting the pattern.--Jeff Davis: the man behind the image.--Our American heritage.--A world of wonder.--The men who made canoes.--The swordbearers.--The dreadful noise.--The great American game.--A historical afterword.--The real Michigan.
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Book

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