eBook Civil War, 1st Edition

  • Patricia Netzley
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  • ISBN-10: 0737746351
  • ISBN-13: 9780737746358
  • DDC: 973.703
  • 336 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2004 | Published/Released June 2009
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2004
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About

Overview

Lasting from 1861 to 1865, the Civil War pitted brother against brother and resulted in the deaths of well over 600,000 soldiers. This reference book provides information about a variety of topics related to the war and its aftermath, including political issues, generals, battles and campaigns, armies, weapons and ammunition, naval vessels, medical treatments, and aspects of daily life in the military and on the homefront.

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Features and Benefits

  • Extensive book and periodical bibliographies and a list of organizations to contact are also included.
  • A comprehensive bibliography offers further avenues for research.

Reviews

"Individual entries in these titles vary in length from single paragraphs to several pages. Numerous cross-references are helpful when making connections to related topics. B&W photographs, drawings, and maps contribute to the attractive appearance of the encyclopedias. Recommended." -- The Book Report (September-October 2002)

— Book Report

"Articles vary in length, from just a paragraph to several pages. When appropriate, the article ends with - see also - references. The table of contents and index assist the user in finding topics quickly and efficiently. The text is easy to comprehend." -- Booklist (July 2002)

— Anna Katterjohn

"The text is easy to read and largely jargon-free; acronyms are explained or defined within the text so that readers do not have to go to a glossary. Ideal for high school students working on their social studies projects and for first-year college and university history students as a quick reference; recommended for high school and community college libraries as well as for all public libraries." Library Journal (August 2007)

— Anna Katterjohn

"…the work is certainly thorough…ideal for high school students working on their social studies projects and for first-year college and university history students as a quick reference; recommended for high school and community college libraries as well as for all public libraries." --Library Journal (July 27, 2007)

— Library Journal

"Netzley adds substantial value with a highly detailed index and extensive list of works consulted." -- School Library Journal (August 2002)

— Anna Katterjohn

"Books are sturdy and well-designed. The writing should be accessible to advance-placement middle-school students and above. These volumes would be suited to school libraries and to public libraries serving middle-school and high school students." -- Booklist (June 2002)

— Anna Katterjohn