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Title:
The Civil War and the limits of destruction
Author:
Neely, Mark E.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2007.
Physical Description:
277 pages : illustrations, map ; 22 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Destructiveness in the Civil War -- The Mexican-American War: republicanism and the ethos of war -- Price's Raid: limited war in Missouri -- Emperor Maximilian's Black Decree: war in the tropics -- The Shenandoah Valley: Sheridan and the scorched earth -- The Sand Creek Massacre: the grand burning of the prairie -- Avenging Andersonville: retaliation and the political uses of hatred -- The cult of violence in Civil War history.
ISBN:
9780674026582
Format :
Book