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 The Western Front Battles, September 1864-April 1865 (The Petersburg Campaign, Volume 2)
The Western Front Battles, September 1864-April 1865 (The Petersburg Campaign, Volume 2)
Author: Edwin C. Bearss, Bryce Suderow
The Western Front Battles, September 1864-April 1865 (The Petersburg Campaign, Volume 2)
Savas Beatie
2014
ISBN: 1611211042
Format: EPUB
Size: 13,4 МБ
Language: English
Pages: 600
The wide-ranging and largely misunderstood series of operations around Petersburg, Virginia, were the longest and most extensive of the entire Civil War. The fighting that began in early June 1864 when advance elements from the Union Army of the Potomac crossed the James River and botched a series of attacks against a thinly defended city would not end for nine long months.
This important—many would say decisive—fighting is presented by legendary Civil War author Edwin C. Bearss in The Petersburg Campaign: The Western Front Battles, September 1864 - April 1865, Volume 2, the second in a ground-breaking, two-volume compendium.

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 Civil War: Fort Sumter to Appomattox
Civil War: Fort Sumter to Appomattox
Author: Gary Gallagher; Robert Krick; Stephen Engle
Civil War: Fort Sumter to Appomattox
Osprey Publishing
Osprey General Military
ISBN: 1782006435
2014
Format: PDF (e-book)
Pages: 335
Size: 31 Mb
Language: English

Undoubtedly the most cataclysmic military struggle of the late nineteenth century, the American Civil War spanned four bloody years of fighting in which over 620,000 American soldiers and sailors lost their lives. From its outbreak at Fort Sumter, South Carolina in April 1861 until its conclusion at the Appomattox Court House, more than 10,000 battles, engagements and skirmishes were recorded across the length and breadth of America. This book explores the political, historical and cultural significance of the American Civil War, examining its impact on the civilians and military personnel caught up in it.

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 American History: The Modern Era Since 1865, Student Edition
American History: The Modern Era Since 1865, Student Edition
Author: McGraw-Hill Education
American History: The Modern Era Since 1865, Student Edition
Glencoe/McGraw-Hill
ISBN: 0078216133
2000
Format: PDF
Size: 166,19 МБ
Language: English
Pages: 934
American History: The Modern Era Since 1865 is the sequel to American History: The Early Years To 1877. (The first chapters review history from pre-exploration to Reconstruction.) The program includes the finest scholarship, and maps from the world-renowned National Geographic. The Declaration of Independence, the United States Constitution, and the Citizenship Handbook are also included. An unparalleled author team, including National Geographic, ensures accuracy in every detail of the narrative, maps, and charts.

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 Red Shirts: Garibaldi's Campaign in Southern Italy 1860
Red Shirts: Garibaldi's Campaign in Southern Italy 1860
Author: Luigi Casali
Red Shirts: Garibaldi's Campaign in Southern Italy 1860
Ulster Imports
1989
Format: PDF
Pages: 60
Size: 27 Mb
Language: English


The purpose of this booklet is to provide wargamers with a basic and easy to consult guide to the organization and uniforms worn by the armies which fought in Italy in 1860. Like its sister booklet on the Second Italian War of Independence, only those uniforms actually worn in the field are described. For the forces of Garibaldi, only those that fought from the landing at Marsala to the battle on the River Volturno are listed. Other units that joined Garibaldi later played only a marginal role in the last stages of the campaign.

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 Wars of Religion: Western Europe 1610-1660
Wars of Religion: Western Europe 1610-1660
Wars of Religion: Western Europe 1610-1660
Author: Richard Bodley Scott
Osprey Publishing
Graduation Year: 2010
ISBN: 1849082251
Pages: 100
Format: pdf
Size : 14,5 mb
Quality: excellent
Language: English

The first supplement for Field of Glory: Renaissance gives players everything they need to fight battles from the English Civil Wars, the Irish Confederate War and the Thirty Years’ War. Packed with Osprey artwork, photographs of miniatures, maps and historical overviews, this book contains 20 new army lists and is an essential aid for anyone wishing to wargame in the height of the pike and shot era.

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 A History of the Modern World, To 1815 (Volume 1), 10th edition
A History of the Modern World, To 1815 (Volume 1), 10th edition
A History of the Modern World, To 1815 (Volume 1), 10th edition
Author: R. R. Palmer, Joel Colton, Lloyd Kramer
McGraw Hill
2006
ISBN: 0073107476
Pages: 534
Language: English
Format: PDF
Size: 368 MB

Conceived and written as a history of the modern world rather than a truncated Western Civilization book, this text is one of the most highly praised history texts ever published. It has been adopted at more than 1000 schools and has been translated into six languages. Lloyd Kramer joins the author team for this tenth edition that includes two new color inserts highlighting fine art, additional pedagogy to guide students through challenging material, and full, up-to-date inclusion of current events. Now packaged with PowerWeb, a dynamic course-specific rather than book-specific supplement that engages your students in three levels of resource materials and provides a true avenue to extending learning about a subject, A History of the Modern World is a necessity in any world history course.

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 Napoleon's Army: 1807-1814, as Depicted in the Prints of Aaron Martinet
Napoleon's Army: 1807-1814, as Depicted in the Prints of Aaron Martinet
Author: Guy Dempsey
Napoleon's Army: 1807-1814, as Depicted in the Prints of Aaron Martinet
Arms and Armour Press
1997
Format: PDF
Pages: 264
Language: English
Size: 36.8 MB

One of the most colorful armies in the history of warfare...Gathered here are 162 full-color pictures, many never seen before, with an introductory text and extensive caption by Dempsey...As these prints were rendered from original water colors commissioned by Martinet during the period, they are an important primary source for the historian, modeler, and reenactor.

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 he New Cambridge Modern History, Vol. 6: The Rise of Great Britain and Russia, 1688-1715/25
he New Cambridge Modern History, Vol. 6: The Rise of Great Britain and Russia, 1688-1715/25
Author: J. S. Bromley
he New Cambridge Modern History, Vol. 6: The Rise of Great Britain and Russia, 1688-1715/25
Cambridge University Press
1970
Pages: 936
Format: pdf
Language: English
Size: 64mb

The rise of Great Britain and Russia is the focus of this particular volume of The New Cambridge Modern History.

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 Touched With Fire: Five Presidents and the Civil War Battles That Made Them
Touched With Fire: Five Presidents and the Civil War Battles That Made Them
Author: James M. Perry
Touched With Fire: Five Presidents and the Civil War Battles That Made Them
Public Affairs
2003
Format: PDF
Pages: 368
Language: English
Size: 59.5 MB

They were the "greatest generation " of the nineteenth century -the Civil War heroes whose exploits took them all the way to the White House. "In our youth our hearts were touched with fire. " So said Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. , the future Supreme Court justice, about his fellow veterans of the Civil War. The 1860s were a time much like the 1940s, when a generation of idealistic young Americans answered their country 's call, and many made the supreme sacrifice to preserve freedom and liberty for all. And among the two million "boys in blue " were five soldiers whose wartime heroics would take them into national politics -a ride that would lead, in time, to the White House. In Touched with Fire , James M. Perry reintroduces us to these five men -Ulysses S. Grant, Rutherford B. "Ruddy" Hayes, James A. "Jamie " Garfield, Benjamin "Little Ben " Harrison, and William "Mack " McKinley -who rose to the pinnacle of American life but are now largely forgotten. Drawing on diaries, letters, and other first-hand accounts, Perry recreates the battles that brought them fame and extols the courage that made them extraordinary leaders, especially under fire. The Civil War was their finest hour, and their stories form a vivid reminder of what a truly great generation can accomplish.

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 Nations and Nationalism [4 volumes]: A Global Historical Overview
Nations and Nationalism [4 volumes]: A Global Historical Overview
Author: Guntram H. Herb (Editor), David H. Kaplan (Editor)
Nations and Nationalism [4 volumes]: A Global Historical Overview
ABC-CLIO
2008
Format: PDF
Pages: 2199
Size: 36.6 Mb
Language: English

The pervasiveness of nationalism, its many manifestations over the centuries, and the widely scattered way it has been studied make it a particularly difficult subject to approach and explore. ABC-CLIO offers the finest comprehensive reference available on an essential topic in modern world history. Across four volumes, Nations and Nationalism: A Global Historical Overvie covers all aspects of nationalism, in all parts of the world, from the time of the French Revolution to the present day.
Nations and Nationalism helps students, researchers, and other interested readers explore national identities and nationalistic movements in historical context. Organized chronologically, its four volumes combine thematic essays on different characteristics of nationalism with case studies of key historical developments involving specific nations at specific times. The encyclopedia focuses on Europe, Latin America, Africa, and Asia, with featured coverage of nationalist cultural creations, including literature, music, symbols, and mythologies.

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 All About History - Book of War, Volume 1 (1847-1938)
All About History - Book of War, Volume 1 (1847-1938)
Author: Paul Brewer & Co
All About History - Book of War, Volume 1 (1847-1938)
Imagine Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 978-1-910155-54-7
2014
Format: PDF
Pages: 180
Size: 63 MB
Language: English

Learn about the battles, campaigns and conflicts that shaped the face of warfare
In this first volume of The Book of War, we take an in-depth look at some of the battles and crusades that shaped the world between 1847-1938. From the Crimean War and the American Civil War through to the First World War and Spanish Civil War, see how the art of war developed and evolved. Structured to give you newspaper-style recordings of the key events year-by-year, read the unbiased reports and discover more about the individuals who played a major role in influencing the outcome of battles. Packed with incredible illustrations and images, The Book of War is a comprehensive guide to the changing face of conflict. Featuring: Engaging presentation - Written in the style of newspaper reports, to give you all the key facts Every major battle covered - From the conquest of Mexico City in 1847, to the Spanish Civil War The main players - Obituaries of the men and women who shaped the war Amazing images - Stunning photographs and illustrations, depicting the brutality of war

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 Waterloo 1815 (2): Ligny (Osprey Campaign 277)
Waterloo 1815 (2): Ligny (Osprey Campaign 277)
Waterloo 1815 (2): Ligny
Author: John Franklin
Osprey Publishing
Osprey Campaign 277
ISBN: 978 1472803665
2015
Language: English
Pages: 97
Format: PDF
Size: 5,2 MB

This title represents the second instalment of the captivating study of the Waterloo campaign, one of the defining events in European history. In particular it focuses on the desperate struggle for Ligny, which saw the Prussians pushed back by the French Army after heavy fighting in what was to be Napoleon's last battlefield victory. With Wellington unable to assist his Prussian allies in time, the Prussian centre was overwhelmed as night began to fall, although the flanks were able to retreat in some semblance of order. Stunning illustrations augment the drama of the fighting in this area while considerable new research drawn from unpublished first-hand accounts provide a detailed and engaging resource for all aspects of the battle.

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 Arms and Uniforms: The Napoleonic Wars Part 1
Arms and Uniforms: The Napoleonic Wars Part 1
Author: Liliane Funcken, Fred Funcken
Arms and Uniforms: The Napoleonic Wars Part 1 The French, British, Prussian and Spanish Armies
Prentice-Hall, Inc.
1984
Format: PDF
Pages: 164
Language: English
Size: 25.1 MB

A superbly illustrated guide to the uniforms of the Napoleonic Wars. The paintings by Liliane Funcken and the very informative text by her husband Fred are a mine of information for historians and modellers. It gives finer details of different facing colours etc for different regiments. An interesting and concise commentary accompanies each section briefly detailing that particular nation's part in the wars.

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 Napoleon's German Allies (1): Westfalia and Kleve-Berg (Men-at-arms 44)
Napoleon's German Allies (1): Westfalia and Kleve-Berg (Men-at-arms 44)
Author: Otto von Pivka, Rick Scollins
Napoleon's German Allies (1): Westfalia and Kleve-Berg (Men-at-arms 44)
Osprey Publishinf Ltd
2003
Format: Pdf
Size: 10 Mb
Language: English

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 U.S. History I: United States History 1607-1865
U.S. History I: United States History 1607-1865
Author: Sage H.J.
U.S. History I: United States History 1607-1865
Academic American History
2010
Format: pdf
Size: 10 Mbyte

Contents
Preface
History 121: U.S. History I Course Description & Objectives
Introduction to American History
Part 1: Colonial American History, 1607-1763
Documents of Colonial American History
Part 2: Era of the American Revolution, 1763-1800
Documents of the American Revolution Era
Part 3: Jeffersonian and Jacksonian Democracy
Documents of American History 1800-1840
Part 4: Expansion and War: The United States 1840-1865
Documents 1840-1865

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 Shadow Warriors: A History of the US Army Rangers (Osprey General Military)
Shadow Warriors: A History of the US Army Rangers (Osprey General Military)
Author: Mir Bahmanyar
Shadow Warriors: A History of the US Army Rangers
Osprey Publishing
Osprey General Military
ISBN: 184176860X
2005
Format: PDF (e-book)
Pages: 335
Size: 7 Mb
Language: English

No American military unit can claim as colorful and volatile a history as the Rangers, who have led the way in America's wars for well over 300 years. This book traces the Rangers from the time of Robert Rogers during the French-Indian War of the 18th century to the most recent combat operations in Iraq.

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 The Sources of Social Power: Volume 2, The Rise of Classes and Nation States 1760-1914
The Sources of Social Power: Volume 2, The Rise of Classes and Nation States 1760-1914
Author: Michael Mann
The Sources of Social Power: Volume 2, The Rise of Classes and Nation States 1760-1914
Cambridge University Press
2006
Format: pdf
Language: English
Size: 8.82 MBThis second volume of Michael Mann's analytical history of social power deals with power relations between the Industrial Revolution and the First World War, focusing on France, Great Britain, Hapsburg Austria, Prussia/Germany and the United States. Based on considerable empirical research it provides original theories of the rise of nations and nationalism, of class conflict, of the modern state and of modern militarism. While not afraid to generalize, it also stresses social and historical complexity. The author sees human society as "a patterned mess" and attempts to provide a sociological theory appropriate to this. This theory culminates in the final chapter, an original explanation of the causes of the First World War

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 Exploring War and Weapons
Exploring War and Weapons
Author: Brian Williams
Exploring War and Weapons
Warwick Press
1979
Format: PDF
Pages: 26
Language: English
Size: 23 MB

Highlights techniques of warfare from Roman times to the present day.

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 The Killing Ground - Wilderness to Cold Harbor (The Civil War Series)
The Killing Ground - Wilderness to Cold Harbor (The Civil War Series)
Author: Gregory Jaynes
The Killing Ground - Wilderness to Cold Harbor (The Civil War Series)
Time-Life Books
1987
Format: PDF
Pages: 184
Language: English
Size: 30.8 MB

This volume looks at the Virginia Front following the twin 1863 Confederate defeats at Vicksburg and Gettysburg. General Ulysses S. Grant, the victor at Vicksburg, went to Washington D.C. and began coordinating the Western and Eastern armies against the rebels... giving the Confederates no rest. He also stopped prisoner exchanges with the Confederates and stripped garrisons of troops for the field armies. His strategy would rely on attrition... a fight that Lee couldn't win. And Grant would seize the initiative and make Lee dance to HIS tune, no longer allowing his staff to worry about what Lee's next move would be but to concentrate and what THEIR next move would be. The Wilderness, Spotsylvania Courthouse and Cold Harbor are all illustrated in this volume. The 1864 battles in Virginia would be bloody and time-consuming, especially for the Federals, but would end with Lee's back to the wall at Petersburg and Richmond. Includes great period photos, pictures of Civil War artifacts, artwork and excellent maps. Sidebars include Night Assault at the Rappahannock, Dahlgren's "Secret Mission," Edwin Forbes sketches, the Peacock Garb of the Zouave Brigade and Photographing the Union Brass.

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