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The Resource A world on fire : Britain's crucial role in the American Civil War, Amanda Foreman

A world on fire : Britain's crucial role in the American Civil War, Amanda Foreman

Label
A world on fire : Britain's crucial role in the American Civil War
Title
A world on fire
Title remainder
Britain's crucial role in the American Civil War
Statement of responsibility
Amanda Foreman
Title variation
world on fire
Title variation remainder
Britians crucial role in the American Civil War
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Presents a history of the role of British citizens in the American Civil War that offers insight into the interdependencies of both nations and how the Union worked to block diplomatic relations between England and the Confederacy
Summary
Presents a history of the role of British citizens in the American Civil War that offers insight into the interdependencies of both nations and how the Union worked to block diplomatic relations between England and the Confederacy
Writing style
Award
  • New York Times Notable Book 2011
  • Library Journal Best Books 2011
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385697
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
973.7/2
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
E469
LC item number
.F67 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
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Britian's crucial role in the American Civil War
Label
A world on fire : Britain's crucial role in the American Civil War, Amanda Foreman
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Publication
Note
"Originally published in hardcover in the United Kingdom by Allen Lane"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Cotton is king -- The uneasy cousins -- On the best of terms -- "The cards are in our hands!" -- Expectations are dashed -- The Rebel yell -- War by other means -- "It takes two to make a quarrel" -- The lion roars back -- The war moves to England -- The first blow against slavery -- Five miles from Richmond -- The South is rising -- Is blood thicker than water? -- A fateful decision -- Fire all around them -- Bloodbath at Fredericksburg -- The missing key to victory -- "The tinsel has worn off" -- Faltering steps of a counterrevolution -- Prophecies of blood and suffering -- The key is in the lock -- The eve of battle -- Crossroads at Gettysburg -- Pressure rising -- Devouring the young -- River of death -- Can the nation endure? -- If only we are spared -- Buckling under pressure -- A great slaughter -- "Defiance to her enemies" -- "Can we hold out?" -- The crisis comes -- The tyranny of hope -- "Come retribution" -- "War is cruelty" -- "The British mark on every battle-field" -- "Richmond tomorrow" -- Fire, fire -- "A true-born king of men."
Control code
5511299
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
xxxix, 958 p., [39] p. of plates
Isbn
9780375504945
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
2011003726
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn503042120
  • (OCoLC)503042120
Label
A world on fire : Britain's crucial role in the American Civil War, Amanda Foreman
Publication
Note
"Originally published in hardcover in the United Kingdom by Allen Lane"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Cotton is king -- The uneasy cousins -- On the best of terms -- "The cards are in our hands!" -- Expectations are dashed -- The Rebel yell -- War by other means -- "It takes two to make a quarrel" -- The lion roars back -- The war moves to England -- The first blow against slavery -- Five miles from Richmond -- The South is rising -- Is blood thicker than water? -- A fateful decision -- Fire all around them -- Bloodbath at Fredericksburg -- The missing key to victory -- "The tinsel has worn off" -- Faltering steps of a counterrevolution -- Prophecies of blood and suffering -- The key is in the lock -- The eve of battle -- Crossroads at Gettysburg -- Pressure rising -- Devouring the young -- River of death -- Can the nation endure? -- If only we are spared -- Buckling under pressure -- A great slaughter -- "Defiance to her enemies" -- "Can we hold out?" -- The crisis comes -- The tyranny of hope -- "Come retribution" -- "War is cruelty" -- "The British mark on every battle-field" -- "Richmond tomorrow" -- Fire, fire -- "A true-born king of men."
Control code
5511299
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
xxxix, 958 p., [39] p. of plates
Isbn
9780375504945
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
2011003726
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn503042120
  • (OCoLC)503042120

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