Encyclopedia of the Confederacy, Volumen 1

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Simon & Schuster, 1993 - 1916 páginas
Describes life in the Confederate South during the years 1861-1865, discussing battles, political leaders, government, the role of Indians, Blacks, and women, literature, education, religion, and music

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Encyclopedia of the Confederacy

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Sección 1
3
Sección 2
5
Sección 3
8
Sección 4
10
Sección 5
20
Sección 6
23
Sección 7
55
Sección 8
92
Sección 16
242
Sección 17
243
Sección 18
250
Sección 19
268
Sección 20
284
Sección 21
289
Sección 22
303
Sección 23
323

Sección 9
95
Sección 10
100
Sección 11
103
Sección 12
110
Sección 13
121
Sección 14
155
Sección 15
188
Sección 24
381
Sección 25
404
Sección 26
406
Sección 27
412
Sección 28
435
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Sobre el autor (1993)

Born in Colorado City, Colorado, on October 5, 1912, Richard Nelson Current received his B.A. from Oberlin College and went on to earn an M.S. at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University and a Ph.D. in history (1939) at the University of Wisconsin. Current taught at a number of institutions, including Rutgers University, Lawrence College, Mills College, the University of Illinois, and the University of Wisconsin before becoming Distinguished Professor of American History at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (1966--1983). He also taught in Japan, India, the Netherlands, Australia, Chile, and Germany. He was Harmsworth Professor at Oxford University. Current wrote about historical subjects ranging from the invention of the typewriter to American diplomacy. In 2000, he won the Lincoln Prize for lifetime achievement in the area of best non-fiction historical work pertaining to the American Civil War . Current died on October 26, 2012 at age 100. He is buried in Greensboro, NC.

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