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The Civil War a Narrative

Shelby Foote

The Civil War a Narrative

Fort Sumter to Perryville

by Shelby Foote

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Published by Random House .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages840
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10352816M
ISBN 100307290425
ISBN 109780307290427
OCLC/WorldCa82369447

Civil War historians—who stand to profit from this rich resource as much as anyone—would do well to make judicious use of these complex, sometimes frustrating, and always fascinating, narratives. The term “slave narrative” can refer to several different types of sources, including autobiographies written by former slaves soon after.   The film and the Margaret Mitchell novel on which it’s based continue dominate American pop-culture memory of the Civil War — and a new book takes a .

Make Offer - The Civil War A Narrative Shelby Foote 3 vol book set Folio Society Random House The American Civil War Earl Schenck Miers Leather Bound Ridge Press $   I read Shelby Foote's The Civil War: A Narrative a long time. I believe it was in college. I enjoyed it pretty much, but it spurred me on to read his novels. Which I actually liked better. He can tell a story, but then he was as he said, a novelist. I think it is his .

  In The Civil War: A Narrative, Vol. 3, Shelby Foote follows the events of the war from through , discussing the strategies of both the North and the South and assessing the performance of the Union generals. The book opens with the beginning of the two final, major confrontations of the war: Grant against Lee in Virginia and Sherman 4/5. This is the last book in "The Civil War: A Narrative" trilogy. I love these books and believe them to have excellent writing and detail. Some may find it slow, boring, over detailed, but I adore all Read full review/5(21).


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by: The best book I've read recently is "The Civil War: A Narrative" by Shelby Foote. It is kind of a commitment--three fairly hefty volumes. But it is far more entertaining than one expects. I bought it at a used book store after seeing him (Foote) on a dvd of the PBS series, "The Civil War".Cited by: The Civil War: The complete text of the bestselling narrative history of the Civil War--based on the celebrated PBS television series (Vintage Civil War Library) Geoffrey C.

Ward out of 5 stars /5(). Free download or read online The Civil War: A Narrative pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published in October 12thand was written by Shelby Foote. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Hardcover format.

The main characters of this history, military history story are,/5. He is best remembered for his 3-volume history The Civil War: A Narrative, which took twenty years to complete and resulted in his being a featured expert in Ken Burns' acclaimed PBS documentary, "The Civil War".

Over the course of his writing career, Foote was also awarded three Guggenheim fellowships/5(25). In The Civil War: A Narrative, Vol. 3, Shelby Foote follows the events of the war from throughdiscussing the strategies of both the North and the South and assessing the performance of the Union book opens with the beginning of the two final, major confrontations of the war: Grant against Lee in Virginia and Sherman pressing Johnston in North Georgia.

The Civil War: A Narrative, Vol. 1 begins one of the most remarkable works of history ever fashioned. All the great battles are here, of course, from Bull Run through Shiloh, the Seven Days Battles, and Antietam, but so are the smaller ones: Ball’s Bluff, Fort Donelson, Pea Ridge, Island Ten, New Orleans, and Monitor versus Merrimac.

The word “narrative” is the key to this extraordinary 4/5. Find books like The Civil War: A Narrative from the world’s largest community of readers.

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THE CIVIL WAR: A Narrative,3 vols. A superbly readable military history by a novelist who did a massive amount of historical research. James McPherson. FOR CAUSE AND COMRADES: Why Men Fought in the Civil War, BATTLE CRY OF FREEDOM, Allan Nevins. About The Civil War: A Narrative.

Focused on the pivotal year ofthe second volume of Shelby Foote’s masterful narrative history brings to life the Battle of Gettysburg and Grant’s Vicksburg campaign and covers some of the most dramatic and important moments in the Civil War.

"A stunning book full of color, life, character and a new atmosphere of the Civil War, and at the same time a narrative of unflagging power. Eloquent proof that an historian should be a /5(). This book explores the representation of intra-state conflicts. It offers a distinctive approach by looking at narrative forms and strategies associated with civil war testimony, historiography and memory.

The Civil War book series (OCLC ) chronicles in great detail the American Civil hed by Time Life the series was simultaneously released in the USA and Canada between andwith subsequent identical reprints in the late s - early s following suit for foreign, though untranslated, dissemination as well.

Some titles focused on a specific topic, such as the. About The Civil War Trilogy Box Set. Selected by the Modern Library as one of the best nonfiction books of all time On the occasion of the th anniversary of the Civil War, the Modern Library publishes Shelby Foote’s three-volume masterpiece in a new boxed set including three hardcovers and a new trade paperback, American Homer: Reflections on Shelby Foote and His Classic Civil War: A.

"A stunning book full of color, life, character and a new atmosphere of the Civil War, and at the same time a narrative of unflagging power. Eloquent proof that an historian should be a writer above all else." —Burke Davis "To read this great narrative is to love the nation—to love it through the living knowledge of its mortal division.

He is best remembered for his 3-volume history The Civil War: A Narrative, which took twenty years to complete and resulted in his being a featured expert in Ken Burns' acclaimed PBS documentary, "The Civil War".

Over the course of his writing career, Foote was also awarded three Guggenheim fellowships.4/4(23). Buy a cheap copy of The Civil War: A Narrative, Vol 3: Red book by Shelby Foote.

Selected by the Modern Library as one of the best nonfiction books of all timeTwenty years ago, innovelist Shelby Foote began this monumental work with Free shipping over $/5(4). by Shelby Foote includes books The Civil War: A Narrative, Volume 1: Fort Sumter to Kernstown: First Blood--The Thing Gets Underway, The Civil War: A Narrative, Volume 2: Pea Ridge To The Seven Days War Means Fighting, Fighting Means Killing, The Civil War: A Narrative, Volume 3: Second Manassas to Perryville The Sun Shines South, and several more.

Shelby Foote, The Civil War: A Narrative An unbelievably comprehensive and enthralling tale of the Civil War. Simply an amazing trilogy told by a masterful storyteller.

If you have ever had an interest in US history, this is a must have/5(72). The Civil War, A Narrative Book Summary and Study Guide. Shelby Foote Booklist Shelby Foote Message Board. Detailed plot synopsis reviews of The Civil War, A Narrative; Perhaps the finest account of the American Civil War written in an easy to read manner.

Shelby foote tells us the story of this great conflict of the 19th century in a marvelous.THE CIVIL WAR: A Narrative.

VOLUME THREE: RED RIVER TO APPOMATTOX. by Foote, Shelby and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The first of three volumes- and this one five years in the writing- this bids fair to be a definitive history within the limitations. Shelby Foote has apparently set himself.

A novelist, he has viewed the facts exhaustively, through primary sources, contemporary writing and the recreation of the most gifted of the historians and biographers. Quite evidently, it is war as it was manipulated by Author: Shelby Foote.