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Product Description: During the American Civil War, more than one hundred thousand men fought on ships at sea or on one of America’s great inland rivers. There were no large-scale fleet engagements, yet the navies, particularly the Union Navy, did much to define the character of the war and affect its length...read more
By Craig L. Symonds (foreword by)

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9781421421360 | Johns Hopkins Univ Pr, December 1, 2016, cover price $32.95 | About this edition: During the American Civil War, more than one hundred thousand men fought on ships at sea or on one of America’s great inland rivers.

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Product Description: Seventy years ago, more than six thousand Allied ships carried more than a million soldiers across the English Channel to a fifty-mile-wide strip of the Normandy coast in German-occupied France. It was the greatest sea-borne assault in human history...read more

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9780199986118 | Oxford Univ Pr, May 8, 2014, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Seventy years ago, more than six thousand Allied ships carried more than a million soldiers across the English Channel to a fifty-mile-wide strip of the Normandy coast in German-occupied France.

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Product Description: Seventy years ago, more than six thousand Allied ships carried more than a million soldiers across the English Channel to a fifty-mile-wide strip of the Normandy coast in German-occupied France. It was the greatest sea-borne assault in human history...read more

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9780190462536 | Oxford Univ Pr, May 1, 2016, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Seventy years ago, more than six thousand Allied ships carried more than a million soldiers across the English Channel to a fifty-mile-wide strip of the Normandy coast in German-occupied France.

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Product Description: This fast-paced narrative traces the emergence of the United States Navy as a global power from its birth during the American Revolution through to its current superpower status. The story highlights iconic moments of great drama pivotal to the nation's fortunes: John Paul Jones' attacks on the British in the Revolution, the Barbary Wars, and the arduous conquest of Iwo Jima...read more

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9780199394944 | Oxford Univ Pr, November 30, 2015, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: This fast-paced narrative traces the emergence of the United States Navy as a global power from its birth during the American Revolution through to its current superpower status.
9780521301824, titled "Salt of the Desert Sun: A History of Salt Production and Trade in the Central Sudan" | Cambridge Univ Pr, July 1, 1986, cover price $79.95 | also contains Salt of the Desert Sun: A History of Salt Production and Trade in the Central Sudan | About this edition: In this study of salt production and trade, Professor Lovejoy examines the interaction between ecology, technology and social structure as a means of analysing the organisation of the salt industry of the Sokoto Caliphate and Borno.

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Product Description: The assassination of President Abraham Lincoln remains one of the most prominent events in U.S. history. It continues to attract enormous and intense interest from scholars, writers, and armchair historians alike, ranging from painstaking new research to wild-eyed speculation...read more
By Harold Holzer (editor), Craig L. Symonds (editor) and Frank J. Williams (editor)

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9780823263981 | Reprint edition (Fordham Univ Pr, December 3, 2014), cover price $24.00 | About this edition: The assassination of President Abraham Lincoln remains one of the most prominent events in U.

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Product Description: There are few moments in military history in which the course of events tipped so suddenly and so dramatically as at the Battle of Midway. At dawn of June 4, 1942, a rampaging Japanese navy ruled the Pacific. By sunset, their vaunted carrier force (the Kido Butai) had been sunk by American planes...read more

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9781480527317 | Unabridged edition (Brilliance Audio, September 1, 2013), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: There are few moments in military history in which the course of events tipped so suddenly and so dramatically as at the Battle of Midway.
9781480528390 | Mp3 una edition (Brilliance Audio, September 1, 2013), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: There are few moments in military history in which the course of events tipped so suddenly and so dramatically as at the Battle of Midway.

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Product Description: There are few moments in military history in which the course of events tipped so suddenly and so dramatically as at the Battle of Midway. At dawn of June 4, 1942, a rampaging Japanese navy ruled the Pacific. By sunset, their vaunted carrier force (the Kido Butai) had been sunk by American planes...read more
By James Lurie (narrator) and Craig L. Symonds

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9781480527850 | Unabridged edition (Brilliance Audio Lib Edn, September 1, 2013), cover price $49.97 | About this edition: There are few moments in military history in which the course of events tipped so suddenly and so dramatically as at the Battle of Midway.
9781480528932 | Mp3 una edition (Brilliance Audio Lib Edn, September 1, 2013), cover price $39.97 | About this edition: There are few moments in military history in which the course of events tipped so suddenly and so dramatically as at the Battle of Midway.

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Product Description: There are few moments in American history in which the course of events tipped so suddenly and so dramatically as at the Battle of Midway. At dawn of June 4, 1942, a rampaging Japanese navy ruled the Pacific. By sunset, their vaunted carrier force, the Kido Butai, had been sunk and their grip on the Pacific had been loosened forever...read more

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9780195397932 | Oxford Univ Pr, October 5, 2011, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: There are few moments in American history in which the course of events tipped so suddenly and so dramatically as at the Battle of Midway.

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9780199315987 | Oxford Univ Pr, September 1, 2013, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: There are few moments in American history in which the course of events tipped so suddenly and so dramatically as at the Battle of Midway.

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Product Description: Continuing in the vein of his Lincoln Prize-winning book Lincoln and His Admirals, acclaimed naval historian Craig L. Symonds presents a masterful history of the Civil War navies--both Union and Confederate--and places them within the broader context of the emerging industrial age...read more

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9780275990848 | Praeger Pub Text, August 25, 2009, cover price $44.00 | About this edition: This work provides an assessment of the crucial roles played by the Union and Confederate navies in the Civil War.

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9780199931682 | Reprint edition (Oxford Univ Pr, October 5, 2012), cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Continuing in the vein of his Lincoln Prize-winning book Lincoln and His Admirals, acclaimed naval historian Craig L.

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Product Description: Despite a wealth of books on the campaigns of the American Civil War, the subject of combined or joint operations has been largely neglected. This revealing book offers ten case studies of combined Army–Navy operations by Union forces...read more
By Craig L. Symonds (editor)

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9780823232871 | Reprint edition (Fordham Univ Pr, May 1, 2013), cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Despite a wealth of books on the campaigns of the American Civil War, the subject of combined or joint operations has been largely neglected.

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Product Description: [Read by Joe Barrett, Traber Burns, Robin Field, Grover Gardner, Malcolm Hillgartner, John Pruden and Sean Runnette] Edited by Harold Holzer Introduction by Harold Holzer Contributions by James M. McPherson, James I. Robertson Jr...read more
By Harold Holzer (editor), James M. McPherson (contributor), James I. Robertson, Jr. (contributor), Stephen W. Sears (contributor) and Craig L. Symonds (contributor)

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9781441793102 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, June 1, 2011), cover price $160.00 | About this edition: [Read by Joe Barrett, Traber Burns, Robin Field, Grover Gardner, Malcolm Hillgartner, John Pruden and Sean Runnette] Edited by Harold Holzer Introduction by Harold Holzer Contributions by James M.

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Product Description: In July 1883, just a few days after the twentieth anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg, a group of editors at The Century Magazine engaged in a lively argument: Which Civil War battle was the bloodiest battle of them all? One claimed it was Chickamauga, another Cold Harbor...read more
By Harold Holzer (editor), James M. McPherson (adapted by), James I. Robertson, Jr. (adapted by), Stephen W. Sears (adapted by) and Craig L. Symonds (adapted by)

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9780679643647 | Modern Library, April 5, 2011, cover price $38.00 | About this edition: In July 1883, just a few days after the twentieth anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg, a group of editors at The Century Magazine engaged in a lively argument: Which Civil War battle was the bloodiest battle of them all?

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Product Description: Abraham Lincoln began his presidency admitting that he knew "but little of ships," but he quickly came to preside over the largest national armada to that time, not eclipsed until World War I. Written by naval historian Craig L. Symonds, Lincoln and His Admirals unveils an aspect of Lincoln's presidency unexamined by historians until now, revealing how he managed the men who ran the naval side of the Civil War, and how the activities of the Union Navy ultimately affected the course of history...read more

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9780199751570 | Reprint edition (Oxford Univ Pr, October 15, 2010), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Abraham Lincoln began his presidency admitting that he knew "but little of ships," but he quickly came to preside over the largest national armada to that time, not eclipsed until World War I.

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Product Description: The Civil War as you've never experienced it before, through original, first-hand reportage of The New York Times, the country's newspaper of record.  Available for the first time in a unique book/DVD packageThe New York Times, established in 1851, was one of the few newspapers with correspondents on the front lines throughout the Civil War...read more
By Bill Clinton (foreword by), Harold Holzer (editor) and Craig L. Symonds (editor)

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9781579128456 | Har/dvdr edition (Black Dog & Leventhal Pub, October 13, 2010), cover price $40.00 | About this edition: The Civil War as you've never experienced it before, through original, first-hand reportage of The New York Times, the country's newspaper of record.

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Product Description: Abraham Lincoln began his presidency admitting that he knew "little about ships," but he quickly came to preside over the largest national armada to that time, not eclipsed until World War I. Written by prize-winning historian Craig L...read more

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9780195310221 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, October 17, 2008, cover price $74.00 | About this edition: Abraham Lincoln began his presidency admitting that he knew "little about ships," but he quickly came to preside over the largest national armada to that time, not eclipsed until World War I.

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Product Description: A leading historian of both the American Civil War and American naval history takes a fresh look at Franklin Buchanan, the U.S. Naval Academy's first superintendent who went on to become the Confederate Navy's first admiral. Buchanan's resignation from the U...read more

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9781557508447 | Naval Inst Pr, September 1, 1999, cover price $36.95 | About this edition: In covering the 55-year career of the Confederate Navy's first admiral, Symonds (naval and Civil War history, US Naval Academy) illuminates US Navy milestones in the antebellum and Civil War eras including Buchanan's pivotal role in the establishment of the Naval Academy and in Perry's campaign to open Japan to Western trade.

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9781591148463 | Naval Inst Pr, September 1, 2008, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: A leading historian of both the American Civil War and American naval history takes a fresh look at Franklin Buchanan, the U.

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Product Description: From thunderous broadsides traded between wooden sailing ships on Lake Erie, to the carrier battles of World War II, to the devastating high-tech action in the Persian Gulf, here is a gripping history of five key battles that defined the evolution of naval warfare--and the course of the American nation...read more

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9780195171457 | Oxford Univ Pr, May 13, 2005, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Provides detailed narratives of five key battles that defined the evolution of naval warfare and the course of the American nation, including Oliver Hazard Perry's victory at Lake Erie, the Civil War duel between the Monitor and Virginia, Dewey's 1898 triumph in Manila, the World War II victory at Midway, and Operation Praying Mantis in the Persian Gulf.

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9780195312119 | Oxford Univ Pr, October 23, 2006, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: From thunderous broadsides traded between wooden sailing ships on Lake Erie, to the carrier battles of World War II, to the devastating high-tech action in the Persian Gulf, here is a gripping history of five key battles that defined the evolution of naval warfare--and the course of the American nation.

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Product Description: Students of the American Civil War, whose ranks are legion, have paid vigorous attention to the many facets of the Union blockade of the Southern Confederacy. Questions of its strategic and economic impact are frequently debated, as are the important problems of logistics and diplomacy...read more
By Craig L. Symonds (editor)

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9781410222800 | Univ Pr of the Pacific, May 31, 2005, cover price $29.50 | About this edition: Students of the American Civil War, whose ranks are legion, have paid vigorous attention to the many facets of the Union blockade of the Southern Confederacy.

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Filled with photographs, drawings, maps, firsthand accounts, and essays, a lavishly illustrated and thorough history of one of the most lethal battles in all of American history provides a gripping narrative that captures the personalities, struggles, and decisions on both sides of the battlefield. Reprint.

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9780060194741 | 1 edition (Harpercollins, November 1, 2001), cover price $50.00 | About this edition: Describes the Civil War battle of Gettysburg, including analysis of the events leading up to the battle and its place in American history.

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9780060549336 | Reprint edition (Perennial, June 1, 2004), cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Filled with photographs, drawings, maps, firsthand accounts, and essays, a lavishly illustrated and thorough history of one of the most lethal battles in all of American history provides a gripping narrative that captures the personalities, struggles, and decisions on both sides of the battlefield.

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Product Description: The 1999 Symposium topics include the impact of ministerial politics on the eighteenth-century Royal Navy, the French Navy in the Third Republic, the twentieth-century French Navy, U.S. naval efficiency boards of 1855-1857, ULTRA in the Battle of the Atlantic, the U...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9781557504982 | Naval Inst Pr, September 1, 2001, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: The 1999 Symposium topics include the impact of ministerial politics on the eighteenth-century Royal Navy, the French Navy in the Third Republic, the twentieth-century French Navy, U.

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Product Description: From the Battle of Flamborough Head during the American Revolution to the naval air wars over Vietnam and Kuwait, this historical atlas charts the course of the U.S. Navy across its entire history. Laid out here are the frigate duels of the War of 1812, the confrontation of ironclads during the Civil War, the World War II carrier battles in the Pacific, and the amphibious landings in Korea...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9781557509840 | Naval Inst Pr, January 1, 2001, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: From the Battle of Flamborough Head during the American Revolution to the naval air wars over Vietnam and Kuwait, this historical atlas charts the course of the U.

Covers U.S. Navy history from the Revolutionary War to the Gulf War, looking at important naval battles and operations

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9781557507976 | Naval Inst Pr, May 1, 1995, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: Covers U.

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9789990045420 | Naval Inst Pr, January 1, 2001, cover price $0.02 | also contains The Naval Institute Historical Atlas of the U.S. Navy

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Product Description: To Jefferson Davis, he was the "Stonewall of the West"; to Robert E. Lee, he was "a meteor shining from a clouded sky"; and to Braxton Bragg, he was an officer "ever alive to a success." He was Patrick Ronayne Cleburne, one of the greatest of all Confederate field commanders...read more

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9780700608201 | Univ Pr of Kansas, March 1, 1997, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: To Jefferson Davis, he was the "Stonewall of the West"; to Robert E.

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9780700609345 | Reprint edition (Univ Pr of Kansas, October 1, 1998), cover price $18.95 | About this edition: To Jefferson Davis, he was the "Stonewall of the West"; to Robert E.

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Product Description: "Riveting. . . . A thoughtful biography." ―New York Times Book Review General Joseph E. Johnston was in command of Confederate forces at the South's first victory―Manassas in July 1861―and at its last―Bentonville in April 1965. Many of his contemporaries considered him the greatest southern field commander of the war; others ranked him second only to Robert E...read more

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9780393030587 | W W Norton & Co Inc, January 1, 1992, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: A study of the life and career of the general who was in command of Confederate forces at the South's first and last victories

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9780393311303 | Reprint edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, June 1, 1994), cover price $25.95 | About this edition: "Riveting.

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A guide to the principal campaigns of the Civil War from the point of view of field commanders with text subdivided by conflict (view table of contents)

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9781877853258 | 3 sub edition (Nautical & Aviation Pub Co of Amer, December 1, 1993), cover price $26.95 | About this edition: A guide to the principal campaigns of the Civil War from the point of view of field commanders with text subdivided by conflict

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