The Civil War in 500 Photographs

The Civil War in 500 Photographs

Time-Life Books


The identify TIME-LIFE has turn into synonymous with offering readers with a deeper knowing of topics and global occasions that subject to us all. Now, with the one hundred and fiftieth anniversary of the tip of the Civil battle upon us, TIME-LIFE The Civil warfare in 500 pictures might be an vital advisor to a nation-changing period and the army, social, financial, and political forces that formed it.

The narrative of the Civil battle, fought from 1861 to 1865, is familiarly to just about all american citizens, from Presidential candidate Abraham Lincoln's noble statement that "the govt can't undergo completely half-slave, half-free" to accomplice Gen. Robert E. Lee's give up at Appomattox. but the main points of the battles and battlefields, the political maneuverings, and the personalities who outlined the struggle proceed to fascinate electorate of all ages.

TIME-LIFE The Civil conflict in 500 pictures faucets into that into that curiosity, supplying a clean and obtainable approach to get pleasure from this most crucial clash. it is going to lay out the war's significant advancements in arresting, colorized photographs and canopy issues from the backstory via secession, the Union's early setbacks, the Underground Railroad, victories at Gettysburg and Vicksburg, and Reconstruction.

For background buffs and the newly curious, The Civil battle in 500 pictures may be the final, easy-to-use consultant to 4 years that modified our country ceaselessly.

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