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Very compelling story - my only issue is the atrocious editing errors - "Marseilles" for the "Marseillaise" or "chidden" for "children"... Read morePublished 13 months ago by Mr D
At half way through the book, and well before, I realized that author Bruce Chadwick had either mistitled the book. Read morePublished 15 months ago by unemployed nmartist
Places the activities of these men in a prospective not usually found -- in what he demonstrates as a very important year events moved the country toward war.Published 19 months ago by greyound
Who'd a thunk that a book based on USA politics in 1858 would be a good read? I did and was mostly right. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Amazon Customer
This is another book on my "to do" list. I don't have enough data on that period of time so it will certainly be enlightening and enriching for me. Read morePublished on May 18, 2014 by Sis Elizabeth A. Mcfadden
Interesting but a bit tedious in places. Some background info not needed to cover subject. Would borrow from library and not buyPublished on April 6, 2014 by Harry Freind
Four stars for a fairly well thought out book by a detail oriented researcher. With around 747 citations,and hundreds of clearly defined insights--and some speculation-- B.C. Read morePublished on April 5, 2014 by Amazon Customer
I've been interested in the Civil War since the first time I visited Gettsburg back in the 60's. Chadwick told a great story of the year leading up to this national catastrophe. Read morePublished on December 25, 2013 by rglongr
I love all books civil war and Lincoln ...cant get enough! Great read if your into civil war ...Couldnt put this one down!Published on October 28, 2013 by Julie Lemieux