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Item EXUSS146. Buy these 3 items as a set for $69 including shipping, 15% off the retail price. With free shipping on anything else you order.  Buy Package

The Civil War, An Illustrated History

USS27
Geoffrey C. Ward, Ken Burns
Alfred Knopf
1992
448
0679742778
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
An illustrated, comprehensive social history of the Civil War by the now-famous team of Ward and Burns. With 500 photographs and maps, extensive text and original essays by contributing experts.
$32.50

National Audubon Society Field Guide to the Southeastern States

USS31
Peter Alden (Editor)
Alfred Knopf
1999
446
0679446834
FLEXI-BOUND
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A compact photographic guide to the nature of the Southeast states from Mississippi and Georgia to North Carolina, featuring 1,500 photographs, concise descriptions and an overview of the natural history of the area.
$22.95

The Charleston, Savannah & Coastal Islands Book, A Complete Guide

USS13
Cecily McMillan, Wade Spees (Photographer)
Countryman Press
2014
240
1581572336
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
An excellent, locally produced travel guide mixing history, culture and anecdote with a shipload of up-to-date practical information. It does justice to this area's rich traditions and food.
$19.95

Charleston Map

USS312
Navigator Maps
MapLink
2005
2
078341921X
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A clear, easy-to-use souvenir map of Charleston, featuring the city center and well-marked places of interest.
$7.95

Savannah Map

USS340
Navigator Maps
MapLink
2005
2
0783419201
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A neat, colorful map of Savannah’s city center, featuring well-marked places of interest.
$7.95

United States Southeast and Mid-Atlantic Map

USS57
Hallwag
Hallwag
2012
1
382830284X
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A map of the eastern United States from the northern half of Georgia to the southern part of New York, at a scale of 1,200,000.
$14.95

Guide to the Battles of Chancellorsville and Fredericksburg

USS234
Jay Luvaas, Harold W. Nelson
University Press of Kansas
1996
360
0700607854
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Designed for the traveler, this is a history and guide to the battlefields at Chancellorsville and Fredericksburg. Each "stop" along the guided tours present an important phase of each battle, and many are accompanied by an excerpt of an officer's first-hand account from the battlefield.
$15.95

1858, Abraham Lincoln, Jefferson Davis, Robert E. Lee, Ulysses S. Grant and the War They Failed to See

WAR159
Bruce Chadwick
2011
355
140226268X
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Chadwick brings to the fore the larger-than-life personalities and momentous events of a single year leading up to the Civil War.
$20.99

A Short History of Charleston

USS12
Robert Rosen
University of South Carolina Press
1997
176
1570031975
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A third-generation Charlestonian, Rosen traces the history of Good King Charles's City from its founding to the present with flair.
$16.95

American City, Southern Place: A Cultural History of Antebellum Richmond

USS330
Gregg D. Kimball
University of Georgia Press
2003
336
0820322342
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A history of Richmond before the Civil War, highlighting the social structure and cultural divisions between the city's various residents.
$30.95

Apostles of Disunion, Southern Secession Commissioners and the Causes of the Civil War

WAR13
Charles B. Dew
University Press of Virginia
2002
128
0813920361
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
An examination of the causes of Confederate secession, arguing that (contrary to some revisionist beliefs) slavery was the overriding issue.
$14.50

Ashes of Glory: Richmond at War

USS102
Ernest B. Ferguson
Vintage Books
1997
464
0679746609
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
The story has been told many times before: Jefferson Davis versus Robert E. Lee. However, this detailed account of the Confederacy Capital provides details portray the little pictures within the big picture.
$17.00

Battle Cry of Freedom, The Civil War Era

USS37
James McPherson
Oxford University Press
2003
904
019516895x
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive, vivid history of the Civil War, its genesis, battles, politics and personalities from the war with Mexico to Appomattox. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, the book may be 900 pages long but it reads like a good novel.
$19.95

Civil War Petersburg, Confederate City in the Crucible of War

USS526
A. Wilson Greene
University Press of Virginia
2006
363
0813925703
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
The noted Civil War historian Wil Greene's expertly researched, eloquently written history of the Virginia city that was second only to Richmond in size and strategic significance during the Civil War.
$37.95

Confederate Charleston, An Illustrated History of the City and the People During the Civil War

USS11
Robert Rosen
University of South Carolina Press
1994
181
087249991X
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
A lavishly illustrated history of Charleston during the Civil War, this is an illuminating portrait of the times, the war and, of course, the great city.
$39.95

Emancipating Lincoln, The Proclamation in Text, Context, and Memory

WAR160
Harold Holzer
Harvard University Press
2012
213
0674064402
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
Holzer deftly traces the significance of this foundational speech -- and racial politics in America -- in this illuminating study, originally delivered as a series of lectures at Harvard.
$27.00

Eyewitness to the Civil War, The Complete History from Secession to Reconstruction

USA413
Steph Hyslop (Editor)
National Geographic
2006
0792262069
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
This overview by National Geographic includes eyewitness accounts and hundreds of rare photographs, artifacts, and period illustrations.
$40.00

Fields of Honor, Pivotal Battles of the Civil War

WAR124
Edwin C. Bearss, James McPherson (Foreword)
National Geographic
2007
488
1426200935
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A former chief historian of the National Parks Service and a renowned Civil War historian, Bearss details 14 of the war's major battles, including Gettysburg and Vicksburg.
$15.95

Founding Gardeners

USE535
Andrea Wulf
Alfred Knopf
2012
368
0307390683
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Andrea Wulf artfully examines the interplay of plants and politics in this earthy account, looking both at the roles of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison and John Quincy Adam as noble farmers and at the American relationship with nature during the 18th century.
$18.95

Great Maps of the Civil War, Pivotal Battles and Campaigns

USA411
William J. Miller
Aa Balkema
2004
48
1558539999
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
This ingenious book features 32 removable full-color, annotated archival maps from the civil war period.
$39.99

Lincoln on War

WAR153
Harold Holzer
Algonguin
2011
320
1565123786
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
Holzer turns to Lincoln's own writings and speeches for this illuminating collection of the great president' thoughts on war.
$24.95

North Carolina Civil War Documentary

USS114
W. Buck Yearns
University of North Carolina Press
2002
365
0807814075
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A collection of primary source material describing North Carolina from the secession movement through the Civil War
$27.95

Race and Reunion, The Civil War in American Memory

WAR12
David W. Blight
Belknap Press
2002
576
0674003322
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A study of the Civil War's legacy, including reconstruction, the shifting meanings of death and sarifice and the idea of the Lost Cause.
$31.00

Richmond Burning, The Last Days of the Confederate Capital

WAR66
Nelson D. Lankford
Penguin Putnam
2003
320
0142003107
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A narrative account of the fall of Richmond, which signaled the end of the Confederacy. Citing a variety of primary documents, Lankford creates a vivid portrait of events and personalities at the dusk of the Civil War.
$18.00

Richmond During the War: Four Years of Personal Observation

USS103
Virginia Scharff (Introduction), Sallie Brock Putnam
University of Nebraska Press
1996
389
0803287453
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Having lived in the Confederate Capital of Richmond during the Civil War, Sallie Brock Putnam gives a personal account of the Antebellum South. Originally published in 1867, this is a rare perspective of a Southern woman in a crucial period in the history of the South.
$19.95

Shiloh, The Battle that Changed the Civil War

USS72
Larry J. Daniel
Simon and Schuster Inc.
1998
430
0684838575
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
The first scholarly study of the battle of Shiloh in more than twenty years, this well researched historical account juxtaposes scenes from the battlefield with glimpses into the driving politics behind the respective capitals of Washington D.C. and Richmond, Virginia.
$18.00

Slave Counterpoint, Black Culture in the Eighteenth Century Chesapeake and Lowcountry

USS10
David Morgan
University of North Carolina Press
1998
736
0807847178
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A scholarly, readable comparison of the slave cultures of Virginia and South Carolina. Intended for a general audience, Morgan covers the lives of the slaves in rich detail, and paints a compelling portrait of African Americans in the South on the eve of the American Revolution.
$45.00

Starving the South, How the North Won the Civil War

WAR158
Andrew F. Smith
St. Martin's Press
2011
304
0312601816
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
Smith chronicles the role food -- and the relative lack thereof by the confederates -- in determining the outcome of the Civil War.
$27.99

The Civil War in North Carolina

USS112
John Gilchrist Barrett
University of North Carolina Press
1995
495
0807845205
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
The complete story of Civil War military engagements across North Carolina. Mr. Barrett, professor emeritus at the Virginia military institute, brings a lively writing style to his scholarly, comprehensive text.
$27.95

The Civil War, A Narrative: Fort Sumter to Perryville, Fredericksburg to Meridian, Red River to Appomattox

USS116
Shelby Foote
Vintage Books
1986
0394749138
BOXED
History
0
0
0
0
This classic, three-volume collection documents the military and political battles of the Civil War. The unique, major work was called "one of the historical and literary achievements of our time" by the Washington Post.
$78.00

The Civil War, A Visual History

WAR154
Jemi Dunne (Editor)
DK Publishing
2011
075667185X
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
Published to mark the 150th anniversary of the start of the Civil War, this enticing illustrated survey draws on the unparalleled collections of the Smithsonian Institution, giving insight into 1860s America, battles and troops on both side of the divide. With excellent maps, battles scenes and photographs of hundreds of artifacts from the war, camp life, weapons and military paraphernalia, it brings the conflict to life.
$40.00

The Civil War/ American Homer, A Narrative

USA481
Shelby Foote
Random House
2011
0679643702
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
This exquisite-looking box set, published to mark the 150th anniversary of the Civil War contains Foote’s definitive three-volume history of the conflict, as well as a companion book evaluating Foote and his masterwork, edited and with an introduction by Pulitzer Prize winner Jon Meacham.
$115.00

The Confederate War

USS118
Gary W. Gallagher
Harvard University Press
1999
230
0674160568
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A revisionist history of the defeat of the Confederacy in the Civil War. Contrary to popular belief, Gallagher contends that the Confederacy lost simply because they were beaten by the Union on the battlefield, rather than an inherent weakness on the homefront.
$22.50

The Novel of Purpose, Literature And Social Reform in the Anglo-American World

USA494
Amanda Claybaugh
Cornell University Press
2006
246
0801444802
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
Claybaugh, an English professor at Harvard, considers how 19th-century writers, including Charles Dickens, George Eliot, Henry James and Mark Twain, drew inspiration from the writings of reformers in the antislavery, temperance and suffrage movements. James Adams at Cornell called the book, "a wonderfully incisive and provocative account of the links between social reform and novelistic realism in nineteenth-century Britain and America. "
$61.95

The Untold Civil War, Exploring the Human Side of War

USS538
James Robertson
National Geographic
2011
352
142620812X
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
Dramatically illustrated with archival images and objects and compelling contemporary photograph this National Geographic history is divided into six thematic chapters each with a short introductory essay, followed by 30 illusrtated, self-contained stories.
$40.00

This Republic of Suffering, Death and the American Civil War

USA179
Drew Gilpin Faust
Alfred Knopf
2009
368
0375703837
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Dr. Faust, President of Harvard University, explores in fascinating detail how the Civil War's unprecedented bloodshed changed America's cultural, political and spiritual attitudes towards death.
$17.95

White Over Black, American Attitudes Toward the Negro, 1550-1812

USA19
Winthrop D. Jordan
University of North Carolina Press
2012
671
0807845507
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A classic work of scholarship, this extensively researched book surveys race relations and perceptions of difference in America prior to the Civil War.
$35.00

Abraham Lincoln

USA147
Thomas Keneally
Penguin Putnam
2008
192
0143114751
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
An elegant, brief biography of the Kentucky-born political hero.
$15.00

John Adams

USE201
David McCullough
Simon and Schuster Inc.
2002
751
0743223136
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
A Pulitzer Prize-winning, best-selling biography of the second president. McCullough reveals the great Adams as a figure on par with (his presidential book-ends) Washington and Jefferson.
$20.00

Major Butler's Legacy, Five Generations of a Slaveholding Family

USS87
Malcolm Bell
University of Georgia Press
1990
702
0820323950
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
The history of a slave owning family from the Revolutionary War to the 20th century, rich in details of daily life on the plantation.
$38.95

Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil

USS09
John Berendt
Vintage Books
1999
386
0679751521
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Part affectionate portrait of Savannah society, part murder mystery, Berendt’s classic account of his stay in the decayed splendor of the Southern coastal city is one of those rare instances when a great writer finds himself caught at the center of a real-life crime story.
$16.95

Personal Memoirs, Ulysses S. Grant

USS33
Ulysses S. Grant
Penguin
1999
674
0140437010
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
A remarkable (and big) account of a rich life, from a poor boy on the frontier to a great general and president, written by Grant on his deathbed -- and originally edited by none other than Mark Twain.
$18.00

The Water is Wide

USS354
Pat Conroy
Bantam Doubleday
2002
272
0553381571
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
One of his first books, this is an engrossing tale of Conroy's two-year stint as a Vista volunteer at a rural school on Yamacraw Island near Hilton Head. Conroy is a native of Beaufort, and South Carolina's low country features prominently in his many entertaining novels.
$17.00

Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises

FG02
Mark Carwardine
DK Publishing
2002
256
0789489902
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
In the trademark, graphic Eyewitness style, this sturdy guidebook colorfully describes the world's cetaceans with numerous illustrations, range maps, fluke drawings and a few paragraphs on each species.
$22.00

Charleston Map

USS312
Navigator Maps
MapLink
2005
2
078341921X
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A clear, easy-to-use souvenir map of Charleston, featuring the city center and well-marked places of interest.
$7.95

Savannah Map

USS340
Navigator Maps
MapLink
2005
2
0783419201
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A neat, colorful map of Savannah’s city center, featuring well-marked places of interest.
$7.95

United States Southeast and Mid-Atlantic Map

USS57
Hallwag
Hallwag
2012
1
382830284X
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A map of the eastern United States from the northern half of Georgia to the southern part of New York, at a scale of 1,200,000.
$14.95

Guide to the Battles of Chancellorsville and Fredericksburg

USS234
Jay Luvaas, Harold W. Nelson
University Press of Kansas
1996
360
0700607854
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Designed for the traveler, this is a history and guide to the battlefields at Chancellorsville and Fredericksburg. Each "stop" along the guided tours present an important phase of each battle, and many are accompanied by an excerpt of an officer's first-hand account from the battlefield.
$15.95

1858, Abraham Lincoln, Jefferson Davis, Robert E. Lee, Ulysses S. Grant and the War They Failed to See

WAR159
Bruce Chadwick
2011
355
140226268X
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Chadwick brings to the fore the larger-than-life personalities and momentous events of a single year leading up to the Civil War.
$20.99

A Short History of Charleston

USS12
Robert Rosen
University of South Carolina Press
1997
176
1570031975
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A third-generation Charlestonian, Rosen traces the history of Good King Charles's City from its founding to the present with flair.
$16.95

American City, Southern Place: A Cultural History of Antebellum Richmond

USS330
Gregg D. Kimball
University of Georgia Press
2003
336
0820322342
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A history of Richmond before the Civil War, highlighting the social structure and cultural divisions between the city's various residents.
$30.95

Apostles of Disunion, Southern Secession Commissioners and the Causes of the Civil War

WAR13
Charles B. Dew
University Press of Virginia
2002
128
0813920361
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
An examination of the causes of Confederate secession, arguing that (contrary to some revisionist beliefs) slavery was the overriding issue.
$14.50

Ashes of Glory: Richmond at War

USS102
Ernest B. Ferguson
Vintage Books
1997
464
0679746609
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
The story has been told many times before: Jefferson Davis versus Robert E. Lee. However, this detailed account of the Confederacy Capital provides details portray the little pictures within the big picture.
$17.00

Battle Cry of Freedom, The Civil War Era

USS37
James McPherson
Oxford University Press
2003
904
019516895x
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive, vivid history of the Civil War, its genesis, battles, politics and personalities from the war with Mexico to Appomattox. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, the book may be 900 pages long but it reads like a good novel.
$19.95

Civil War Petersburg, Confederate City in the Crucible of War

USS526
A. Wilson Greene
University Press of Virginia
2006
363
0813925703
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
The noted Civil War historian Wil Greene's expertly researched, eloquently written history of the Virginia city that was second only to Richmond in size and strategic significance during the Civil War.
$37.95

Confederate Charleston, An Illustrated History of the City and the People During the Civil War

USS11
Robert Rosen
University of South Carolina Press
1994
181
087249991X
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
A lavishly illustrated history of Charleston during the Civil War, this is an illuminating portrait of the times, the war and, of course, the great city.
$39.95

Emancipating Lincoln, The Proclamation in Text, Context, and Memory

WAR160
Harold Holzer
Harvard University Press
2012
213
0674064402
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
Holzer deftly traces the significance of this foundational speech -- and racial politics in America -- in this illuminating study, originally delivered as a series of lectures at Harvard.
$27.00

Eyewitness to the Civil War, The Complete History from Secession to Reconstruction

USA413
Steph Hyslop (Editor)
National Geographic
2006
0792262069
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
This overview by National Geographic includes eyewitness accounts and hundreds of rare photographs, artifacts, and period illustrations.
$40.00

Fields of Honor, Pivotal Battles of the Civil War

WAR124
Edwin C. Bearss, James McPherson (Foreword)
National Geographic
2007
488
1426200935
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A former chief historian of the National Parks Service and a renowned Civil War historian, Bearss details 14 of the war's major battles, including Gettysburg and Vicksburg.
$15.95

Founding Gardeners

USE535
Andrea Wulf
Alfred Knopf
2012
368
0307390683
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Andrea Wulf artfully examines the interplay of plants and politics in this earthy account, looking both at the roles of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison and John Quincy Adam as noble farmers and at the American relationship with nature during the 18th century.
$18.95

Great Maps of the Civil War, Pivotal Battles and Campaigns

USA411
William J. Miller
Aa Balkema
2004
48
1558539999
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
This ingenious book features 32 removable full-color, annotated archival maps from the civil war period.
$39.99

Lincoln on War

WAR153
Harold Holzer
Algonguin
2011
320
1565123786
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
Holzer turns to Lincoln's own writings and speeches for this illuminating collection of the great president' thoughts on war.
$24.95

North Carolina Civil War Documentary

USS114
W. Buck Yearns
University of North Carolina Press
2002
365
0807814075
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A collection of primary source material describing North Carolina from the secession movement through the Civil War
$27.95

Race and Reunion, The Civil War in American Memory

WAR12
David W. Blight
Belknap Press
2002
576
0674003322
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A study of the Civil War's legacy, including reconstruction, the shifting meanings of death and sarifice and the idea of the Lost Cause.
$31.00

Richmond Burning, The Last Days of the Confederate Capital

WAR66
Nelson D. Lankford
Penguin Putnam
2003
320
0142003107
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A narrative account of the fall of Richmond, which signaled the end of the Confederacy. Citing a variety of primary documents, Lankford creates a vivid portrait of events and personalities at the dusk of the Civil War.
$18.00

Richmond During the War: Four Years of Personal Observation

USS103
Virginia Scharff (Introduction), Sallie Brock Putnam
University of Nebraska Press
1996
389
0803287453
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Having lived in the Confederate Capital of Richmond during the Civil War, Sallie Brock Putnam gives a personal account of the Antebellum South. Originally published in 1867, this is a rare perspective of a Southern woman in a crucial period in the history of the South.
$19.95

Shiloh, The Battle that Changed the Civil War

USS72
Larry J. Daniel
Simon and Schuster Inc.
1998
430
0684838575
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
The first scholarly study of the battle of Shiloh in more than twenty years, this well researched historical account juxtaposes scenes from the battlefield with glimpses into the driving politics behind the respective capitals of Washington D.C. and Richmond, Virginia.
$18.00

Slave Counterpoint, Black Culture in the Eighteenth Century Chesapeake and Lowcountry

USS10
David Morgan
University of North Carolina Press
1998
736
0807847178
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A scholarly, readable comparison of the slave cultures of Virginia and South Carolina. Intended for a general audience, Morgan covers the lives of the slaves in rich detail, and paints a compelling portrait of African Americans in the South on the eve of the American Revolution.
$45.00

Starving the South, How the North Won the Civil War

WAR158
Andrew F. Smith
St. Martin's Press
2011
304
0312601816
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
Smith chronicles the role food -- and the relative lack thereof by the confederates -- in determining the outcome of the Civil War.
$27.99

The Civil War in North Carolina

USS112
John Gilchrist Barrett
University of North Carolina Press
1995
495
0807845205
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
The complete story of Civil War military engagements across North Carolina. Mr. Barrett, professor emeritus at the Virginia military institute, brings a lively writing style to his scholarly, comprehensive text.
$27.95

The Civil War, A Narrative: Fort Sumter to Perryville, Fredericksburg to Meridian, Red River to Appomattox

USS116
Shelby Foote
Vintage Books
1986
0394749138
BOXED
History
0
0
0
0
This classic, three-volume collection documents the military and political battles of the Civil War. The unique, major work was called "one of the historical and literary achievements of our time" by the Washington Post.
$78.00

The Civil War, A Visual History

WAR154
Jemi Dunne (Editor)
DK Publishing
2011
075667185X
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
Published to mark the 150th anniversary of the start of the Civil War, this enticing illustrated survey draws on the unparalleled collections of the Smithsonian Institution, giving insight into 1860s America, battles and troops on both side of the divide. With excellent maps, battles scenes and photographs of hundreds of artifacts from the war, camp life, weapons and military paraphernalia, it brings the conflict to life.
$40.00

The Civil War/ American Homer, A Narrative

USA481
Shelby Foote
Random House
2011
0679643702
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
This exquisite-looking box set, published to mark the 150th anniversary of the Civil War contains Foote’s definitive three-volume history of the conflict, as well as a companion book evaluating Foote and his masterwork, edited and with an introduction by Pulitzer Prize winner Jon Meacham.
$115.00

The Confederate War

USS118
Gary W. Gallagher
Harvard University Press
1999
230
0674160568
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A revisionist history of the defeat of the Confederacy in the Civil War. Contrary to popular belief, Gallagher contends that the Confederacy lost simply because they were beaten by the Union on the battlefield, rather than an inherent weakness on the homefront.
$22.50

The Novel of Purpose, Literature And Social Reform in the Anglo-American World

USA494
Amanda Claybaugh
Cornell University Press
2006
246
0801444802
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
Claybaugh, an English professor at Harvard, considers how 19th-century writers, including Charles Dickens, George Eliot, Henry James and Mark Twain, drew inspiration from the writings of reformers in the antislavery, temperance and suffrage movements. James Adams at Cornell called the book, "a wonderfully incisive and provocative account of the links between social reform and novelistic realism in nineteenth-century Britain and America. "
$61.95

The Untold Civil War, Exploring the Human Side of War

USS538
James Robertson
National Geographic
2011
352
142620812X
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
Dramatically illustrated with archival images and objects and compelling contemporary photograph this National Geographic history is divided into six thematic chapters each with a short introductory essay, followed by 30 illusrtated, self-contained stories.
$40.00

This Republic of Suffering, Death and the American Civil War

USA179
Drew Gilpin Faust
Alfred Knopf
2009
368
0375703837
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Dr. Faust, President of Harvard University, explores in fascinating detail how the Civil War's unprecedented bloodshed changed America's cultural, political and spiritual attitudes towards death.
$17.95

White Over Black, American Attitudes Toward the Negro, 1550-1812

USA19
Winthrop D. Jordan
University of North Carolina Press
2012
671
0807845507
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A classic work of scholarship, this extensively researched book surveys race relations and perceptions of difference in America prior to the Civil War.
$35.00

Abraham Lincoln

USA147
Thomas Keneally
Penguin Putnam
2008
192
0143114751
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
An elegant, brief biography of the Kentucky-born political hero.
$15.00

John Adams

USE201
David McCullough
Simon and Schuster Inc.
2002
751
0743223136
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
A Pulitzer Prize-winning, best-selling biography of the second president. McCullough reveals the great Adams as a figure on par with (his presidential book-ends) Washington and Jefferson.
$20.00

Major Butler's Legacy, Five Generations of a Slaveholding Family

USS87
Malcolm Bell
University of Georgia Press
1990
702
0820323950
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
The history of a slave owning family from the Revolutionary War to the 20th century, rich in details of daily life on the plantation.
$38.95

Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil

USS09
John Berendt
Vintage Books
1999
386
0679751521
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Part affectionate portrait of Savannah society, part murder mystery, Berendt’s classic account of his stay in the decayed splendor of the Southern coastal city is one of those rare instances when a great writer finds himself caught at the center of a real-life crime story.
$16.95

Personal Memoirs, Ulysses S. Grant

USS33
Ulysses S. Grant
Penguin
1999
674
0140437010
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
A remarkable (and big) account of a rich life, from a poor boy on the frontier to a great general and president, written by Grant on his deathbed -- and originally edited by none other than Mark Twain.
$18.00

The Water is Wide

USS354
Pat Conroy
Bantam Doubleday
2002
272
0553381571
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
One of his first books, this is an engrossing tale of Conroy's two-year stint as a Vista volunteer at a rural school on Yamacraw Island near Hilton Head. Conroy is a native of Beaufort, and South Carolina's low country features prominently in his many entertaining novels.
$17.00

Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises

FG02
Mark Carwardine
DK Publishing
2002
256
0789489902
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
In the trademark, graphic Eyewitness style, this sturdy guidebook colorfully describes the world's cetaceans with numerous illustrations, range maps, fluke drawings and a few paragraphs on each species.
$22.00

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Charleston! Charleston! The History of a Southern City

USS367
Walter Fraser
University of South Carolina Press
1991
542
0872497976
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A definitive history of Charleston from its establishment in 1670 through the Civil War and the devastation and rebuilding after Hurricane Hugo in 1989.
$26.00

Classic Savannah: History, Houses and Gardens

USS269
William Robert Mitchell, Van J. Martin (Photographer)
Aa Balkema
1991
144
0932958079
HARD COVER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
This quick tour of Savannah, focusing on its sumptuous architecture, tours the iconic homes and gardens of the Old South locale -- a beautiful testament to the vigor and variety of Southern design.
$35.00

Confederates in the Attic

USS35
Tony Horwitz
Random House
1999
406
067975833x
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Subtitled "Dispatched from the Unfinished Civil War," this book reveals the strange world of the re-enactors, unreconstructed confederates and others whose ongoing interest and involvement in the War Between the States provide an intriguing cultural portrait of the southern and mid-Atlantic states.
$17.00

The Civil War Battlefield Guide

USA410
Frances H. Kennedy (Editor)
Mariner Books
1998
528
0395740126
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This definitive guide to 384 battles includes color photographs, maps and contributions by leading historians including James McPherson, Stephen Sears and Edwin Bearss.
$35.00

Moon North Carolina

USS447
Sarah Bryan
Avalon Travel Publishing
2016
424
1631213423
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A great resource for the independent traveler, this guidebook features a good introduction to land, history and culture, as well as practical detail on getting around, where to go, and where to stay. With personality, detailed local maps, glossary and suggested itineraries.
$21.99

Very Charleston, A Celebration of History, Culture, and Lowcountry Charm

USE402
Diana Hollingsworth Gessler
Workman Publishing Company
2003
168
1565123395
HARD COVER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A quirky overview of the city and its attractions, this guide provides an original, entertaining and colorful paean to one of America's most historic and popular destinations.
$16.95

The National Trust Guide to Savannah

USS26
Roulhac Toledano
John Wiley & Son
1997
234
0471155683
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A guide to the architectural culture and history of Old Savannah. With 200 archival photographs and maps, it includes chapters on historic preservation, famous visitors and a comprehensive tour of architectural styles.
$34.95

Savannah in the Old South

USS366
Walter Fraser
University of Georgia Press
2005
423
082032776X
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive history of Savannah from its early days as an Indian trading center to the end of the Civil War.
$28.95

The Jekyll Island Club: Southern Haven for America's Millionaires

USS75
June Hall McCash, William Barton McCash
University of Georgia Press
1989
251
0820310700
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
A history of the legendary Jekyll Island Club, the group of powerful millionaires (including Vanderbilt, Rockefeller and Pulitzer) who vacationed on the small island off the coast of Georgia.
$41.95

Journal of a Residence on a Georgia Plantation in 1838-1839

USS88
Frances Anne Kemble
University of Georgia Press
1984
415
0820307076
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
The journal of abolitionist Frances Anne Kemble, a leading 19th century British actress who married a wealthy plantation owner and moved to the Sea Islands of Georgia. After divorcing her husband she wrote this memoir recording the inhuman living conditions on her ex-husband’s cotton and rice plantation.
$26.95

A Turn in the South

USS65
V.S. Naipaul
Vintage Books
1990
307
0679724885
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Naipaul's wandering travel narrative is a poetic but profoundly disturbing portrait of the American South.
$14.95

A Good Man Is Hard to Find and Other Stories

USS393
Flannery O'Connor
Harvest Books
1977
264
0156364654
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
One of the very best voices in the American short story, O'Connor's darkly comic vision of life in the countryside surrounding Savannah is both richly colored and at times deeply unsettling.
$13.95

Literary Savannah

USS20
Patrick Allen (Editor)
2011
283
1595340769
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
An anthology of fiction and non-fiction set in Savannah, portraying the city, its people and culture. With contributions by Henry James, Margaret Mitchell and Flannery O'Connor.
$16.95

Literary Charleston, A Lowcountry Reader

USS18
Curtis Worthington (Editor), Louis D. Rubin, Jr. (Introduction)
2011
382
1595340793
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A lovingly edited anthology of writing about Charleston, arranged chronologically and including heavyweights such as Henry James and Edgar Allen Poe, as well as less known writers.
$16.95

The Sibley Field Guide to Birds of Eastern North America

USE262
David Sibley
Alfred Knopf
2016
464
0307957918
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A compact, geographically-specific version of the Sibley Guide with all-new range maps, the same glorious illustrations and expanded, extremely valuable descriptions of each bird with status, habitat, range, voice and identifying marks.
$19.95

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Literary Charleston, A Lowcountry Reader

USS18
Curtis Worthington (Editor), Louis D. Rubin, Jr. (Introduction)
2011
382
1595340793
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A lovingly edited anthology of writing about Charleston, arranged chronologically and including heavyweights such as Henry James and Edgar Allen Poe, as well as less known writers.
$16.95

Literary Savannah

USS20
Patrick Allen (Editor)
2011
283
1595340769
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
An anthology of fiction and non-fiction set in Savannah, portraying the city, its people and culture. With contributions by Henry James, Margaret Mitchell and Flannery O'Connor.
$16.95

The National Trust Guide to Savannah

USS26
Roulhac Toledano
John Wiley & Son
1997
234
0471155683
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A guide to the architectural culture and history of Old Savannah. With 200 archival photographs and maps, it includes chapters on historic preservation, famous visitors and a comprehensive tour of architectural styles.
$34.95

Confederates in the Attic

USS35
Tony Horwitz
Random House
1999
406
067975833x
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Subtitled "Dispatched from the Unfinished Civil War," this book reveals the strange world of the re-enactors, unreconstructed confederates and others whose ongoing interest and involvement in the War Between the States provide an intriguing cultural portrait of the southern and mid-Atlantic states.
$17.00

A Turn in the South

USS65
V.S. Naipaul
Vintage Books
1990
307
0679724885
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Naipaul's wandering travel narrative is a poetic but profoundly disturbing portrait of the American South.
$14.95

The Jekyll Island Club: Southern Haven for America's Millionaires

USS75
June Hall McCash, William Barton McCash
University of Georgia Press
1989
251
0820310700
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
A history of the legendary Jekyll Island Club, the group of powerful millionaires (including Vanderbilt, Rockefeller and Pulitzer) who vacationed on the small island off the coast of Georgia.
$41.95

Journal of a Residence on a Georgia Plantation in 1838-1839

USS88
Frances Anne Kemble
University of Georgia Press
1984
415
0820307076
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
The journal of abolitionist Frances Anne Kemble, a leading 19th century British actress who married a wealthy plantation owner and moved to the Sea Islands of Georgia. After divorcing her husband she wrote this memoir recording the inhuman living conditions on her ex-husband’s cotton and rice plantation.
$26.95

The Sibley Field Guide to Birds of Eastern North America

USE262
David Sibley
Alfred Knopf
2016
464
0307957918
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A compact, geographically-specific version of the Sibley Guide with all-new range maps, the same glorious illustrations and expanded, extremely valuable descriptions of each bird with status, habitat, range, voice and identifying marks.
$19.95

Classic Savannah: History, Houses and Gardens

USS269
William Robert Mitchell, Van J. Martin (Photographer)
Aa Balkema
1991
144
0932958079
HARD COVER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
This quick tour of Savannah, focusing on its sumptuous architecture, tours the iconic homes and gardens of the Old South locale -- a beautiful testament to the vigor and variety of Southern design.
$35.00

Savannah in the Old South

USS366
Walter Fraser
University of Georgia Press
2005
423
082032776X
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive history of Savannah from its early days as an Indian trading center to the end of the Civil War.
$28.95

Charleston! Charleston! The History of a Southern City

USS367
Walter Fraser
University of South Carolina Press
1991
542
0872497976
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A definitive history of Charleston from its establishment in 1670 through the Civil War and the devastation and rebuilding after Hurricane Hugo in 1989.
$26.00

Very Charleston, A Celebration of History, Culture, and Lowcountry Charm

USE402
Diana Hollingsworth Gessler
Workman Publishing Company
2003
168
1565123395
HARD COVER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A quirky overview of the city and its attractions, this guide provides an original, entertaining and colorful paean to one of America's most historic and popular destinations.
$16.95

A Good Man Is Hard to Find and Other Stories

USS393
Flannery O'Connor
Harvest Books
1977
264
0156364654
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
One of the very best voices in the American short story, O'Connor's darkly comic vision of life in the countryside surrounding Savannah is both richly colored and at times deeply unsettling.
$13.95

Moon North Carolina

USS447
Sarah Bryan
Avalon Travel Publishing
2016
424
1631213423
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A great resource for the independent traveler, this guidebook features a good introduction to land, history and culture, as well as practical detail on getting around, where to go, and where to stay. With personality, detailed local maps, glossary and suggested itineraries.
$21.99

The Civil War Battlefield Guide

USA410
Frances H. Kennedy (Editor)
Mariner Books
1998
528
0395740126
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This definitive guide to 384 battles includes color photographs, maps and contributions by leading historians including James McPherson, Stephen Sears and Edwin Bearss.
$35.00

For Kids

Eyewitness Civil War

USA46
John Stanchak
DK Publishing
2015
72
1465433600
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
The Civil War gets the big-picture treatment in this Eyewitness book, which features photographs and illustrations of costumes, household appliances, weapons and other artifacts.
$19.99

If You Lived at the Time of the Civil War

USA45
Kay Moore, Anni Matsick (Illustrator)
Scholastic Inc.
1994
64
0590454226
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Another entry in Scholastic's nonfiction series about daily life and customs throughout history, this one focusing on 1860-65. With vibrant, detailed illustrations and the kinds of interesting facts that draw young readers in. Ages 9-12.
$6.99

Teach's Light, A tale of Blackbeard the Pirate

OCE72
Nell Wise Wechter, Bruce Tucker (Illustrator)
University of North Carolina Press
1999
146
0807847933
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
A time-travel novel about two modern American teens and the pirate Blackbeard.
$14.95

The Wright Brothers, How They Invented the Airplane

USS237
Russell Freedman
Aa Balkema
1994
129
082341082X
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
A young-adult biography of the flying brothers.
$16.95

For Kids

The Wright Brothers, How They Invented the Airplane

USS237
Russell Freedman
Aa Balkema
1994
129
082341082X
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
A young-adult biography of the flying brothers.
$16.95

Teach's Light, A tale of Blackbeard the Pirate

OCE72
Nell Wise Wechter, Bruce Tucker (Illustrator)
University of North Carolina Press
1999
146
0807847933
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
A time-travel novel about two modern American teens and the pirate Blackbeard.
$14.95

If You Lived at the Time of the Civil War

USA45
Kay Moore, Anni Matsick (Illustrator)
Scholastic Inc.
1994
64
0590454226
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Another entry in Scholastic's nonfiction series about daily life and customs throughout history, this one focusing on 1860-65. With vibrant, detailed illustrations and the kinds of interesting facts that draw young readers in. Ages 9-12.
$6.99

Eyewitness Civil War

USA46
John Stanchak
DK Publishing
2015
72
1465433600
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
The Civil War gets the big-picture treatment in this Eyewitness book, which features photographs and illustrations of costumes, household appliances, weapons and other artifacts.
$19.99