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            A Fierce Glory: Antietam--The Desperate Battle That Saved Lincoln and Doomed Slavery

            A Fierce Glory: Antietam--The Desperate Battle That Saved Lincoln and Doomed Slavery (Hardback)

            By Martin, Justin

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            From an acclaimed author and historian, the dramatic, character-rich story of Antietam--the high-stakes battle Lincoln needed to win to save the Union and free the slaves

            ISBN 9780306825255
            Released NZ 13 Nov 2018
            Publisher Hachette
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            History Atlas
             

            History Atlas (Hardback)

            Illustrated by de Moraes, Thiago

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            Travel the world from ancient history to the present day in this stunning gift book from the acclaimed creator of MYTH ATLAS. Explore fifteen extraordinary civilisations, with spectacular, action-packed 'maps'. With quirky facts, humorous details and compelling stories, this is h...istory at its most entertaining.
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            ISBN 9781407189239
            Released NZ 1 Nov 2020
            Publisher Scholastic
            Interest Age 7-9 years
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            The Blue Tattoo: The Life of Olive Oatman
              

            The Blue Tattoo: The Life of Olive Oatman (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Mifflin, Margot

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            Originally published: Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, c2009.

            ISBN 9780803235175
            Released NZ 1 Jul 2011
            Publisher University of New South Wales
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Women in the West
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            Abe: Abraham Lincoln in His Times
             

            Abe: Abraham Lincoln in His Times (Hardback)

            By Reynolds, David S.

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            From one of the great living historians of 19th century America, a revelatory and enthralling new biography of Lincoln, many years in the making, that embeds him deeply in his tumultuous age. David S. Reynolds, author of the Bancroft-prize-winning cultural biography of Walt Whitm...an and many other iconic works of 19th century American history, understands the currents in which Abraham Lincoln swam as well as anyone alive. His magisterial biography Abe is the product of a breathtaking full-body immersion into the riotous tumult of American life in the decades before the Civil War. It was a country growing up and being pulled apart at the same time, with a democratic popular culture that, reflecting the country's contradictions, oscillated between the sentimental and the grotesque. Lincoln's lineage was considered auspicious by Emerson, Whitman and others who prophesied that it would be a new man from the West who would emerge to balance North and South. From New England Puritan stock on his father's side and Virginia Cavalier gentry on his mother's, Lincoln was linked by blood to the central conflict of the age. An enduring theme of his life, Reynolds shows, was his genius for striking a balance between opposing forces. Reynolds's Lincoln is not the self-raised child of legend; his father is much more influential and less of a flop than the legend has it. What Lincoln lacked in formal schooling he made up for in an unquenchable thirst for self-improvement; Reynolds leads us through the ad hoc course of study that stocked his mind, from childhood to his years as a lawyer. But there are many kinds of education, and Lincoln's talent for wrestling, tall tales, and bawdy jokes made him as popular with his peers as his appetite for poetry and Shakespeare and prodigious gifts for memorization set him apart from them. No one can entirely transcend the limitations of their time, and Lincoln was no exception. But what emerges from Reynolds's masterful reckoning is a sense of a
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            ISBN 9781594206047
            Released NZ 29 Sep 2020
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Abraham Lincoln, Slavery, and the Civil War: Selected Writing and Speeches
             

            Abraham Lincoln, Slavery, and the Civil War: Selected Writing and Speeches (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 2nd ed. 2011)

            By Johnson, Michael P.

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            This collection offers students the essential Lincoln in a brief and accessible format. From famous documents like the Lincoln-Douglas debates and the second inaugural address to crucial memoranda and letters, it reveals the development of Lincoln's views on all the critical issu...es of the day.
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            ISBN 9780312558130
            Released NZ 6 Jul 2011
            Publisher St Martin's Press
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series The Bedford Series in History and Culture
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            Gone with the Wind

            Gone with the Wind (Paperback)

            By Mitchell, Margaret

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            'My dear, I don't give a damn.'Margaret Mitchell's page-turning, sweeping American epic has been a classic for over eighty years. Beloved and thought by many to be the greatest of the American novels, Gone with the Wind is a story of love, hope and loss set against the tense hist...orical background of the American Civil War.
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            ISBN 9781784876111
            Released NZ 3 Mar 2020
            Publisher Vintage
            Interest Age General Audience
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            The American Civil War Visual Encyclopedia

            The American Civil War Visual Encyclopedia (Hardback)

            By DK

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            Discover the people, battles, and politics of America's bloodiest conflict. Explore its causes, chapters, characters, and consequences. With a topic on every page, Civil War Visual Encyclopedia tells the story of the war using simple explanations and stunning photographs. Profile...s on decisive battles, strategic maps, political leaders, military commanders, naval vessels, uniforms, weapons, and equipment shine a light on the key events and other turning points during the five years of fighting. Find out about the child soldiers who fought valiantly and the healthcare heroes who made groundbreaking differences. Read about the railroads and how the media reported on the war via the telegraph! Discover eyewitness accounts and personal letters. Learn about the reasons behind the war and its lasting impact: the abolition of slavery. More lives were lost in the Civil War than in any other in American history. Filled with vivid insights into this historic conflict - from a day in the life of a plantation worker in the south to a personal diary entry of a Union soldier on the action-packed front lines - Civil War Visual Encyclopedia invites young readers to witness the war unfold in a striking new way. This is the ultimate guide for children to the war that changed the USA forever.
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            ISBN 9780241471333
            Released NZ 4 May 2021
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age 9-11 years
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            Mightier than the Sword: Uncle Tom's Cabin and the Battle for America

            Mightier than the Sword: Uncle Tom's Cabin and the Battle for America (Hardback)

            By Reynolds, David S.

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            A fascinating look at the cultural roots, political impact, and enduring legacy of Harriet Beecher Stowe's revolutionary bestseller.

            ISBN 9780393081329
            Released NZ 13 Jun 2011
            Publisher WW Norton & Co
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Freedom's Unfinished Revolution (1 Volume Set): An Inquiry into the Civil War and Reconstruction (American Social History Project)
              

            Freedom's Unfinished Revolution (1 Volume Set): An Inquiry into the Civil War and Reconstruction (American Social History Project) (Paperback, Large Print 16 pt)

            By Friedheim, Willam

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            Written by the same group that produced the award-winning college textbook Who Built America? this is a creative, resourceful attempt to describe the years of the Civil War and Reconstruction for high-school students. The authors have put an unorthodox spin on the Civil War and i...ts aftermath, highlighting ordinary people, both men and women, whi...
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            ISBN 9781459623965
            Released NZ 12 Jul 2011
            Publisher ReadHowYouWant.com Ltd
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Read How You Want
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            Julia Lathrop: Social Service and Progressive Government
             

            Julia Lathrop: Social Service and Progressive Government (Trade Paperback / Paperback, annotated edition)

            By Cohen, Miriam

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            This biography of Julia Lathrop's life and career explores her enduring contribution to progressive politics, women s employment, and women s education.

            ISBN 9780813348032
            Released NZ 29 Mar 2017
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Inc
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Lives of American Women
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