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--Philadephia Inquirer"No other book so vividly captures the spirit of those 17 years that forever changed America." --John C. Gilbraith, The Washington Monthly"An invaluable compendium of the hyperactive period that contains the Great depression and the Second World War." The glorious cause: the American Revolution, 1763-1789 / Robert Middlekauff --. -- Alan Wolfe, Boston University, author of One Nation After All"Displaying a literary craft uncommon in survey works, he has woven together narrative, sketches of character, and critical judgment to record and analyze the economic, political, social, and military events of these epic years....This account of the crucial struggles and events of the Depression and war years will lend perspective like few others." What Hath God Wrought: The Transformation of America, 1815-1848 by Daniel Walker Howe 6. James M. McPherson, who won the Pulitzer Prize for this book, impressively combines a brisk writing style with an admirable thoroughness. Battle cry of freedom: the Civil War era \/ James M. McPherson -- v. 9. If you are looking for a good overview of the Civil War and its causes, this is a splendid introduction. McPherson's "Battle Cry" is arguably the best single-volume account of the Civil War. Empire of Liberty: A History of the Early Republic, 1789-1815 by Gordon S. Wood. A panel of authors who have written books for the Oxford University Press's [History of the United States] series talked about the periods of history they cover in the series. It really shows how strong Abraham Lincoln was in his determination not to give in and to preserve one nation. It is fascinating, tbought provoking, and exhilarating to read. To follow the campaigns you need good maps and that is missing. Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. Covering a time of large and intense change, it is all here. At first sight, this can be a daunting book; at nearly a thousand pages, it is a weighty tome. A major and thoroughly fine piece of work." It is a very well written and detailed account of the era. We know how it all comes out, yet the fate of the nation seems to hang in the balance as Kennedy captures history's throat-catchingcontingency." 6. Read more... You may have already requested this item. Please try again. Covering a time of large and intense change, it is all here. Oxford University Press; 1st edition (December 11, 2003), Reviewed in the United States on March 29, 2016. I have read at least 50 books about the Civil War. Some 47 years ago, he pointed out in the magazine's October issue, C. Vann Woodward and Richard Hofstadter, two of the greatest names in postwar American historiography, laid out a plan for a multivolume history of the United States. As it will have, I cannot doubt, that of the many readers it deserves." I mean no disrespect what-so-ever to Shelby Foote's "The Civil War." 0 with reviews - Be the first. , Pulitzer Prize-Winning history of the Civil War that brings to vivid life, the generals, the presidents, the soldiers, politicians, Abolitionists, Southern fire-eaters, Northern barn-burners, Copperheads, and Know-Nothings. I knew very little about the American Civil War, and thought it about time to remedy that; after a bit of research, this volume seemed to fit the bill. Reviewed in the United States on September 23, 2015. The best one-volume account of the Roosevelt era currently available....Good old-fashioned history." Customers reported quality issues in this eBook. I've been doing some digging lately and want to start reading the Oxford History of the United States series. A new volume for a new century, The Oxford Companion to United States History covers everything from Jamestown and the Puritans to the Human Genome Project and the Internet—from Columbus to Clinton. THE LITERARY EDITOR of the Atlantic Monthly, Benjamin Schwarz, recently leveled a sweeping indictment against American historians. The excerpt suggests that Europeans used the lifestyle of American Indian tribes to justify. This text tells the story of how Americans endured, and eventually prevailed, in the face of those unprecedented calamities. Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: Your request to send this item has been completed. These promotions will be applied to this item: Some promotions may be combined; others are not eligible to be combined with other offers. McPherson gives ample time to both "sides" of the cause and puts forth well-documented facts. It houses the origin of the Creator, the 24 Elders, Seraphim and Cherubim, the Archangels, Angels, universes, Stars, Planets and all living things. The maps are poor and it will assist you if you have o book of Civil War maps. --Kirkus Reviews"David Kennedy...is absolutely masterful in this literate and lively history of the American people in the Depression and World War II." Read with the free Kindle apps (available on iOS, Android, PC & Mac), Kindle E-readers and on Fire Tablet devices. Grand Expectations - The United States 1945-1974 by James T. Patterson (1996) - No ISBN: Very Good. This eBook has: The publisher has been notified to correct these issues. The Long Crisis by Richard White (unpublished) 8. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. This election precipitated the seccession of 7 and ultimately 11 southern states. --The New York Times Book Review"An indispensable account of the two great formative events of 20th century American history--the Great Depression and the second World War." For details, please see the Terms & Conditions associated with these promotions. The glorious cause: the American Revolution, 1763-1789 \/ Robert Middlekauff -- v. 6. This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed. If you want to understand the nuances, the wherfores and whyfores of a war that was to shape the world we live in today then dont leave this earth without first reading tbis exposition. --CHOICE"Kennedy's grasp of deep-rooted social problems and his enlightening, analytical style are very much in evidence....[He] brilliantly explores the conflicting nuances of [Roosevelt's] character and program....Kennedy has achieved a judicious balance in his treatment of the Depression and the military operations and diplomatic maneuvers of World War II. (Since this was an e-reader edition, it is rather effortless to tap on the superscripted numeral and view the endnote. C. expansion into native lands Please enter your name. Further, I disagree with some previous reviews that the writer has a political bias or agenda, if you will. Freedom From Fear, the fourth installment of the new Oxford History of the United States to appear, is as much a triumph as its predecessors, providing every indication that the series, once completed, will stand as the most comprehensive andmost compelling narrative history of the nation." The war itself is described primarily in strategic terms, but with clear descriptions of the human costs of the conflict. The best one-volume account of the Roosevelt era currently available....Good old-fashioned history." There's a problem loading this menu right now. Hardcover/Dustjacket. The North was an industrial economy and boosted by immigration. --The Washington Times"Kennedy's book is the most illuminating, riveting, comprehensive, and graceful one-volume history of this nation's experiences during the Great Depression, New Deal, and WWII published to date....This is social, political, dipolmatic, and military history written magisterially with broad but nuanced strokes across a 16-year span that utterly transformed the lives of Americans and the world....Librarians should order this book for their libraries, facultymembers should assign it, and everyone should read it." Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. This book was written during my tenure of the chair of American History at Oxford, and in the hope of introducing British readers to the history of the United States. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway. I highly recommend this text for anyone, scholar or layman, who is looking for a descriptive and informed one-volume history of this tragic time in America's history. Those who dispute his objectivity have ample resources, provided through detailed footnotes and an extensive bibliography, to research the author's claims. Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free. (Preface p vii) The mixture of political, social and economic history is presented without the academic baggage of footnotes. The Glorious Cause: The American Revolution, 1763-1789 by Robert Middlekauff. This is history the way it ought to be." Filled with fresh interpretations and information, puncturing old myths and challenging new ones, What Hath God Wrought: The Transformation of America, 1815-1848 (Oxford History of the United States Book 5), The Glorious Cause: The American Revolution, 1763-1789 (Oxford History of the United States Book 3), Empire of Liberty: A History of the Early Republic, 1789-1815 (Oxford History of the United States Book 4), Freedom from Fear: The American People in Depression and War, 1929-1945 (Oxford History of the United States Book 9), The Republic for Which It Stands: The United States during Reconstruction and the Gilded Age, 1865-1896 (Oxford History of the United States), Grand Expectations: The United States, 1945-1974 (Oxford History of the United States Book 10), The Civil War: A Narrative: Volume 3: Red River to Appomattox (Vintage Civil War Library), The Civil War: A Narrative: Volume 1: Fort Sumter to Perryville (Vintage Civil War Library), The Civil War: A Narrative: Volume 2: Fredericksburg to Meridian (Vintage Civil War Library), Reconstruction Updated Edition: America's Unfinished Revolution, 1863-18 (Harper Perennial Modern Classics), Black Reconstruction in America (The Oxford W. E. B. Read more... (not yet rated) If you want an account of the war itself then you'll need a lot of patience or just skip to the middle of the book. Without this background, the war itself would have seemed a bit of a mystery. He covers the military aspects of the war in all of the necessary detail, and also provides a helpful framework describing the complex economic, political, and social forces behind the conflict. Here you will find a broad spectrum of history resources, as well as chapter-specific materials, for both students (open access) and professors (password protected). To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. Reviewed in the United States on May 4, 2016. This was supposed to be a great book on the American Civil War but I am on page 189 and no sign of the war. "The Battle Cry of Freedom" (supplemented with some of Dr. McPherson's related books like "The Atlas of the Civil War," and others) is second-to-none. I feel the author has gotten bogged down by too much political detail. The book's final 400 pages admirably demonstrate exactly how the U.S. emerged victorious in WWII....Because of its scope, its insight and its purring narrative engine, Kennedy's book will stand foryears to come as the definitive history of the most important decades of the American Century." Foote's works speak for themselves, no question. --The Washington Times"Kennedy's book is the most illuminating, riveting, comprehensive, and graceful one-volume history of this nation's experiences during the Great Depression, New Deal, and WWII published to date....This is social, political, dipolmatic, and military history written magisterially with broad but nuanced strokes across a 16-year span that utterly transformed the lives of Americans and the world....Librarians should order this book for their libraries, facultymembers should assign it, and everyone should read it." After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. Part of: Oxford History of the United States (11 Books), Due to its large file size, this book may take longer to download, From Colony to Superpower: U.S. Foreign Relations since 1776 (Oxford History of the United States Book 12), Years of Peril and Ambition: U.S. Foreign Relations, 1776-1921 (Oxford History of the United States), The American Century and Beyond: U.S. Foreign Relations, 1893-2014 (Oxford History of the United States). Some features of WorldCat will not be available. Very frustrated. As it will have, I cannot doubt, that of the many readers it deserves." New York : Oxford University Press, <1982-1999>, 0195029216 9780195029215 0195038630 9780195038637 0195038347 9780195038347 019507680X 9780195076806 9780195078947 0195078942, Winner of Pulitzer Prize History Category 2000, volumes <2, 9-10> : illustrations, portraits ; 25 cm, v. 2. You may send this item to up to five recipients. Then, he carefully and lucidly describes the political environment in America that leads to the election of Abraham Lincoln. Being an immigrant, I was not brought up on US history nor the civil war. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on February 10, 2018. It is much more than a military history, an endless litany of battles and military campaigns and strategy. --David Lindquist, Indiana University, # The Oxford history of the United States\n, V. 10. Unable to add item to List. An instant classic, this is the single volume on the tragic war and its background that every historian--amateur or trained--will want to have on the shelf to read again and again. We know how it all comes out, yet the fate of the nation seems to hang in the balance as Kennedy captures history's throat-catchingcontingency." His narrative style is in the grand tradition of American historical writing, an unfaltering display of clarityand detail." Learn more ››. You'd have to already have a pretty thorough grasp of (and interest in) American politics and voting for much of it to mean anything to you. I thought I knew American history better--didn't we all get through all this in high school?--but I'm not surprised how much we didn't learn. --The Economist"The book...has my strong approval. This is much more; it spends as much time explaining the lead up to the war, as it does the war itself. --John Kenneth GalbraithFreedom from Fear brings together in one place the epic story of how America faced the greatest challenges in its history. Don't have an account? At a time when we tend to bemoan our selfish preoccupations, it is bracing to read David Kennedy's moving account of our better selves. His narrative style is in the grand tradition of American historical writing, an unfaltering display of clarityand detail." McPherson's writing style is quick, clear, and easy to read. It is the story of mankind attitudes toward equality and freedom and highlights questions that have not been totally resolved, even today in the 21st century some 153 years since tbe end of the war. This article is within the scope of WikiProject Books.To participate in the project, please visit its page, where you can join the project and discuss matters related to book articles.To use this banner, please refer to the documentation.To improve this article, please refer to the relevant guideline for the type of work. --Publishers Weekly"An engrossing narrative of a momentous time. Firstly, it's important to state that this book is NOT simply a military history of the conflict, although it naturally covers all the campaigns, battles and leading military figures. It is our mission to further the University's objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. --Boston Globe"Rarely does a work of historical synthesis combine such trenchant analysis and elegant writing as does Kennedy's spectacular contribution to the Oxford History of the United States. --John C. Gilbraith, The Washington Monthly"An invaluable compendium of the hyperactive period that contains the Great depression and the Second World War." "A grand historical synthesis...[T]his is the kind of book prizes are made for." Please choose whether or not you want other users to be able to see on your profile that this library is a favorite of yours. He also provides a stunningly original reinterpretation of the competing forces and interests that combined to shape the New Deal under FDR's direction. The Battle Cry of Freedom was the one book that tied everything together as to why we were at war in the first place. The series includes three Pulitzer Prize winners, two New York Times bestsellers, and winners of the Bancroft and Parkman Prizes. There was a problem loading your book clubs. It is not just about the war itself but about those times in America where our attitudes were. --The Washington Post"A major achievement in objective historical writing that should be a legacy to generations of students seeking authoritative reference material on the period." which is given too much paper. in the face of those unprecedented calamities. A major and thoroughly fine piece of work." --Chicago Tribune"This is modern America's story--modern America's most thrilling, most irresistible, and most significant story--and in this massive volume, David M. Kennedy makes it his story in a way that no one has before. He also provides a stunningly original reinterpretation of the competing forces and interests that combined to shape the New Deal under FDR's direction. Does this book contain inappropriate content? 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Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. --James T. Patterson, BancroftPrize-winning author of Grand Expectations"Excellent text, well-written, focused." The project proved to be more challenging than initially envisioned. --This text refers to an alternate. --Boston Globe"Rarely does a work of historical synthesis combine such trenchant analysis and elegant writing as does Kennedy's spectacular contribution to the Oxford History of the United States. Do you believe that this item violates a copyright? Otherwise an excellent detailed account. The seccession debate within the southern governments is explained fully. --Library Journal"David Kennedy is one of America's most distinguished historians, and Freedom from Fear is a remarkable achievement: deeply researched, insightful, and beautifully written. --James T. Patterson, BancroftPrize-winning author of Grand Expectations"Excellent text, well-written, focused." Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era (Oxford History of the United States Book 6). Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. Here are the books in the series: The Glorious Cause: The American Revolution, 1763-1789 Empire of Liberty: A History of the Early Republic, 1789-1815 What Hath God Wrought: The Transformation of America, 1815-1848 Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era, 1848-1865 The Republic for Which It Stands: The United States During Reconstruction and the Gilded Age, 1865-1896 (Releases … --The Waterbury Republican-American"From its dramatic prelude depicting Franklin Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, Adolf Hitler, and Joseph Stalin hearing the news of the end of World War I on November 11, 1918, to its moving climax on board the USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay on September 2, 1945, this panoramic narrative pulses with life, color, incident, and action. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. --CHOICE"Kennedy's grasp of deep-rooted social problems and his enlightening, analytical style are very much in evidence....[He] brilliantly explores the conflicting nuances of [Roosevelt's] character and program....Kennedy has achieved a judicious balance in his treatment of the Depression and the military operations and diplomatic maneuvers of World War II. Restless Giant: The United States from Watergate to Bush v. Gore (Oxford History of the United States Book 11). Empire of Liberty: A History of the Early Republic, 1789-1815 by Gordon S. Wood 5. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on October 6, 2020. This is probably the best one volume book on the Civil War out there. The Oxford History of the United States is by far the most respected multi-volume history of our nation. BATTLE CRY OF FREEDOM by James M. McPherson is the best single volume history of the American Civil War. --Jack Beatty, author of The Rascal King: The Life and Times of James Michael Curley and The World According to Peter Drucker"We expect the best from David Kennedy and he will not disappoint anybody with this competent, complete and literate volume. But with recent political events, there has been some discussion and questions about this era, so I checked Amazon reviews and found this book to be well recommended. --David Lindquist, Indiana University Please try again. Would you also like to submit a review for this item? New fields of historical study emerged in the 1960s, and personal issues intervened for some of the authors. As the Southern legislators fought for the expansion of slavery the political parties as we know them developed. Empire of Liberty: A History of the Early Republic, 1789-1815 (Oxford History of the United States) Welcome to the Companion Website to accompany both the comprehensive and concise editions of Of the People: A History of the United States.. The subject field is required. The conflict is in great detail and it is then that I have some criticism. Du Bois): An Essay Toward a History of the Part Which Black Folk Played in the Attempt to Reconstruct Democracy in America, 1860-1880, The Second Founding: How the Civil War and Reconstruction Remade the Constitution. 4. Please enter the message. Fast-paced, it presents vivid portraits of major actors such as Roosevelt, Churchill, and Hitler, as well as of the hopes and fears of millions of lesser-known people caught up in the tumultuous years of the Great Depression and of World War II." The conflict that was to effect the lives that we live today. I see that there are 2 more books to be published - American Origins by Peter Mancall followed by Imperial America by Andrew Clayton. Cover clean, binding tight, pages unmarked, dustjacket crisp but has a fold on the inside flap. --Christian Science Monitor"One of our most broad-gauged American historians brings us that increasing rarity: a big book about a big subject....The Stanford scholar takes on the job of tracing the American people through three of the most important and important and widely written about epochs in the century...and provides us with consistently original and sometimes startling conclusions." Written in clear, graceful prose for researchers, browsers, and general readers alike, this is the volume that addresses the totality of the American experience, its triumphs and heroes as well as its … The Oxford Companion to United States History book. United States History . The book however covers not just the period of the war from 1860 to 1865 but sets the historical pre-cursors decades prior to that terrible conflict. Excellent history of the Civil War and it's causes, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on February 29, 2016. Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era (Oxford History of the United States Book 6) 1st Edition, Kindle Edition. What I found fascinating about this book is the author's coverage of American history 50 years or so before the Civil War, and this coverage explains much of how and why the war got started. ^ Book Grand Expectations The United States 1945 1974 Oxford History Of The United States ^ Uploaded By Erle Stanley Gardner, grand expectations is james pattersons first entrant into the oxford history of the united states patterson uses his title as his theme moreso than most authors utilize their book titles in pattersons opinion Please try again. --Publishers Weekly"An engrossing narrative of a momentous time. Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era by James McPherson 7. You can easily create a free account. All rights reserved. --Kirkus Reviews"David Kennedy...is absolutely masterful in this literate and lively history of the American people in the Depression and World War II." The build up to that event was gradual and had its base in slavery. Top subscription boxes – right to your door, Civil War Campaigns & Battlefields History, © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. --Philadephia Inquirer"No other book so vividly captures the spirit of those 17 years that forever changed America." --The Washington Post"A major achievement in objective historical writing that should be a legacy to generations of students seeking authoritative reference material on the period." Battle Cry of Freedom is the one book to read about the Civil War and the issues leading up to it. Veterans, ethnics, blacks, women -- Unions, liberals, and the state: stalemate -- Booms -- Grand expectations about the world -- Hardening of the Cold War, 1945-1948 -- Domestic politics: Truman\'s first term -- Red scares abroad and at home -- Korea -- Ike -- World affairs, 1953-1956 -- The biggest boom yet -- Mass consumer culture -- Race -- A center holds, more or less, 1957-1960 -- The polarized sixties: an overview -- The new frontier at home -- JFK and the world -- Lyndon Johnson and American liberalism -- A great society and the rise of rights-consciousness -- Escalation in Vietnam -- Rights, polarization, and backlash, 1966-1967 -- The most turbulent year: 1968 -- Rancor and Richard Nixon -- Nixon, Vietnam, and the world, 1969-1974 -- End of an era? I feel like I'm reading an encyclopedia. Mc Pherson covers every political aspect and translates these into real effects on tbe population of the States at tbat time. 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