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The Resource 1861 : the Civil War awakening, Adam Goodheart, (electronic resource e-book)

1861 : the Civil War awakening, Adam Goodheart, (electronic resource e-book)

Label
1861 : the Civil War awakening
Title
1861
Title remainder
the Civil War awakening
Statement of responsibility
Adam Goodheart
Title variation
  • Eighteen hundred sixty-one
  • Civil War awakening
Title variation remainder
the Civil War awakening
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
As the United States marks the 150th anniversary of our defining national drama, historian Adam Goodheart presents an original account of how the Civil War began. 1861 is an epic of courage and heroism beyond the battlefields. Early in that fateful year, a second American revolution unfolded, inspiring a new generation to reject their parents' faith in compromise and appeasement, to do the unthinkable in the name of an ideal. It set Abraham Lincoln on the path to greatness and millions of slaves on the road to freedom. Goodheart takes us from the corridors of the White House to the slums of Manhattan, from the mouth of the Chesapeake to the deserts of Nevada, from Boston Common to Alcatraz Island, vividly evoking the Union at this moment of ultimate crisis and decision.--From publisher description
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DMM
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Goodheart, Adam
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Label
1861 : the Civil War awakening, Adam Goodheart, (electronic resource e-book)
Link
https://vaughanpl.overdrive.com/media/358E8374-93CC-4BA3-95C6-AADE948383E3
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A banner at daybreak: Charleston Harbor, December 1860 -- Wide awake: Boston, October 1860 -- The old gentlemen: Washington, January 1861 -- Forces of nature: central Ohio, February 1861 -- A shot in the dark: Charleston Harbor, April 1861 -- The volunteer: lower Manhattan, April 1861 -- Gateways to the west: lower Carson River, Nevada Territory, May 1861 -- The crossing: Washington, May 1861 -- Freedom's fortress: Hampton Roads, Virginia, May 1861 -- Independence Day: Washington, July 1861
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (481 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780307596666
Isbn Type
(electronic bk. : Adobe EPUB)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
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unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
System details
  • Requires: Adobe Digital Editions
  • Requires: Adobe EPUB eBook ; File size: 4453 kb
Label
1861 : the Civil War awakening, Adam Goodheart, (electronic resource e-book)
Link
https://vaughanpl.overdrive.com/media/358E8374-93CC-4BA3-95C6-AADE948383E3
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A banner at daybreak: Charleston Harbor, December 1860 -- Wide awake: Boston, October 1860 -- The old gentlemen: Washington, January 1861 -- Forces of nature: central Ohio, February 1861 -- A shot in the dark: Charleston Harbor, April 1861 -- The volunteer: lower Manhattan, April 1861 -- Gateways to the west: lower Carson River, Nevada Territory, May 1861 -- The crossing: Washington, May 1861 -- Freedom's fortress: Hampton Roads, Virginia, May 1861 -- Independence Day: Washington, July 1861
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (481 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780307596666
Isbn Type
(electronic bk. : Adobe EPUB)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
System details
  • Requires: Adobe Digital Editions
  • Requires: Adobe EPUB eBook ; File size: 4453 kb
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