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Civil War Period (1850-1877)

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  • The Widow of the South

    by Robert Hicks ...
    Tennessee, 1864. On a late autumn day, near a little town called Franklin, 10,000 men will soon lie dead or dying in a battle that will change many lives for ever. None will be more changed than Carrie McGavock, who finds her home taken over by the Confederate army and turned into a field hospital. Taking charge, she finds the courage to face up to the horrors around her and, in doing so, finds a ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The American Civil War: History in an Hour

    by Kat Smutz ...
    Love history? Know your stuff with History in an Hour.The American Civil War started when eleven southern ‘slave’ states declared their independence from the United States of America. Abraham Lincoln’s Republican government were strongly against slavery and fought to abolish it and keep the country united.The American Civil War: History in an Hour gives a concise and authoritative overview of ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Twelve Years a Slave

    series Dover Thrift Editions
    The basis for the Academy Award®-winning movie!"A moving, vital testament to one of slavery's 'many thousand gone' who retained his humanity in the bowels of degradation." — Saturday Review Born a free man in New York State in 1808, Solomon Northup was kidnapped in Washington, DC, in 1841. He spent the next 12 harrowing years of his life as a slave on a Louisiana cotton plantation. During this ... Read more

    $1.48 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Crazy Horse and Custer

    The Parallel Lives of Two American Warriors

    A New York Times bestseller from the author of Band of Brothers: The biography of two fighters forever linked by history and the battle at Little Bighorn.On the sparkling morning of June 25, 1876, 611 men of the United States 7th Cavalry rode toward the banks of Little Bighorn in the Montana Territory, where three thousand Indians stood waiting for battle. The lives of two great warriors would ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Personal Memoirs Of U. S. Grant. Illustrated (Mobi Classics)

    by U. S. Grant ...
    The Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant is an autobiography of American President Ulysses S. Grant, focused mainly on the general's actions during the American Civil War. Written as Grant was dying of throat cancer in 1885, the two-volume set was published by Mark Twain shortly after Grant's death. The memoirs were a financial and critical success and are still praised for their high literary ... Read more

    $1.48 AUD

  • Twelve Years a Slave

    The harrowing true story that inspired the critically acclaimed filmThe son of a freed slave, Solomon Northup lived the first thirty years of his life as a free man in upstate New York. In the spring of 1841, he was offered a job: a short-term, lucrative engagement as a violinist in a traveling circus. It was a trap. In Washington, DC, Northup was drugged, kidnapped, and sold into slavery. He ... Read more

    $5.49 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • 12 Years a Slave (Illustrated)

    Now a Major Movie

    Solomon Northup was born a free man in New York State. At the age of 33 he was kidnapped in Washington D.C. and placed in an underground slave pen. Northup was transported by ship to New Orleans where he was sold into slavery. He spent the next 12 years working as a carpenter, driver, and cotton picker. This narrative reveals how Northup survived the harsh conditions of slavery, including smallpox ... Read more

    $2.99 AUD

  • The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family

    Winner of the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize: “[A] commanding and important book.”—Jill Lepore, The New YorkerThis epic work—named a best book of the year by the Washington Post, Time, the Los Angeles Times, Amazon, the San Francisco Chronicle, and a notable book by the New York Times—tells the story of the Hemingses, whose close blood ties to our third president had been ... Read more

    $20.23 AUD

  • The American Civil War

    by John Keegan ...
    The American Civil War was one of the longest and bloodiest of modern wars. It is also one of the most mysterious. It has captured the imagination of writers, artists and film-makers for decades but the reality of it confuses and divides historians even today.In this magisterial history of the first modern war, the distinguished military historian John Keegan unpicks the geography, leadership and ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Devil at My Heels

    A Heroic Olympian's Astonishing Story of Survival as a Japanese POW in World War II

    The bestselling autobiography of the legendary Louis Zamperini, hero of the blockbuster Unbroken.A modern classic by an American legend, Devil at My Heels is the riveting and deeply personal memoir by U.S. Olympian, World War II bombardier, and POW survivor Louis Zamperini. His inspiring story of courage, resilience, and faith has captivated readers and audiences of Unbroken, now a major motion ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era

    The Civil War Era

    series Oxford History of the United States
    Filled with fresh interpretations and information, puncturing old myths and challenging new ones, Battle Cry of Freedom will unquestionably become the standard one-volume history of the Civil War. James McPherson's fast-paced narrative fully integrates the political, social, and military events that crowded the two decades from the outbreak of one war in Mexico to the ending of another at ... Read more

    $18.58 AUD

  • Life of Abraham Lincoln (Illustrated Edition)

    by John Bowers ...
    Abraham Lincoln (18091865) is one of the most famous Americans in history and one of the countrys most revered presidents. Schoolchildren can recite the life story of Lincoln, the Westerner who educated himself and became a self made man, rising from lawyer to leader of the new Republican Party before becoming the 16th President of the United States. Lincoln successfully navigated the Union ... Read more

    $1.48 AUD

  • Battle Cry Of Freedom : The Civil War Era

    Now featuring a new Afterword by the author, this handy paperback edition of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Battle Cry of Freedom is without question the definitive one-volume history of the Civil War. James McPherson's fast-paced narrative fully integrates the political, social, and military events that crowded the two decades from the outbreak of one war in Mexico to the ending of another at ... Read more

    $21.44 AUD

  • Twelve Years a Slave (the Original Book from Which the 2013 Movie '12 Years a Slave' Is Based) (Illustrated)

    Narrative of Solomon Northup

    Solomon Northup was born a free man in New York State. At the age of 33 he was kidnapped in Washington D.C. and placed in an underground slave pen. Northup was transported by ship to New Orleans where he was sold into slavery. He spent the next 12 years working as a carpenter, driver, and cotton picker. This narrative reveals how Northup survived the harsh conditions of slavery, including smallpox ... Read more

    $4.48 AUD

  • The Bowery

    The Strange History of New York's Oldest Street

    From peglegged Peter Stuyvesant to CBGB’s, the story of the Bowery reflects the history of the city that grew up around it.It was the street your mother warned you about—even if you lived in San Francisco. Long associated with skid row, saloons, freak shows, violence, and vice, the Bowery often showed the worst New York City had to offer. Yet there were times when it showed its best as well.The ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD

  • The History of the Knights Templar

    This is a mainstream history of the Knights Templars written and published in the 19th century. Author Charles G. Addison details the rise of the Templars, who were entrusted by the Church and States of Europe to be the spearhead of the crusades. In the process they gained immense wealth and influence, although individual Templars took a vow of poverty. Jerusalem was won and lost several times by ... Read more

    $4.48 AUD

  • The Lincoln Assassination

    Every schoolchild knows about the assassination of Abraham Lincoln - how the actor John Wilkes Booth shot the president while he was watching a play, leaped to the stage from the presidential box, and made his escape. But there is far more to the story, including the bizarre scheme that Booth first concocted to kidnap Lincoln and trade him for Confederate soldiers held in Northern prisons. Here is ... Read more

    $14.96 AUD

  • The Civil War Volume I

    Fort Sumter to Perryville

    by Shelby Foote ...
    A narrative history of the American Civil War, which covers not only the battles and the troop movements but also the social background that brought on the war and led, in the end, to the South's defeat. ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • The Writings Of Abraham Lincoln, All Seven Volumes (Mobi Classics)

    This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. This book features a table of contents linked to every chapter. The book was designed for optimal navigation on the iPad, Nook, PDA, Smartphone, and other electronic readers. It is formatted to display on all electronic devices including eReaders, Smartphones and other Mobile Devices with a small display. ... Read more

    $1.48 AUD

  • The Secret Civil War

    The American Civil War was one of the most harrowing conflicts in history. What many of us don't know is the key role that spies played on both sides of the Mason-Dixon Line during the four-year struggle. This secret war was waged by an intriguing lineup of participants: detective agency chief Allan Pinkerton, who was said to have thwarted a conspiracy to assassinate President-elect Abraham ... Read more

    $14.96 AUD

  • Twelve Years a Slave

    Narrative of Solomon Northup, a Citizen of New York, Kidnapped in Washington City in 1841, and Rescued in 1853, from a Cotton Plantation Near the Red River in Louisiana

    Solomon Northup was born a free man in New York State. At the age of 33 he was kidnapped in Washington D.C. and placed in an underground slave pen. Northup was transported by ship to New Orleans where he was sold into slavery. He spent the next 12 years w ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD

  • D-Day: History in an Hour

    by Rupert Colley ...
    Love history? Know your stuff with History in an Hour.Midnight, Tuesday 6 June 1944: the beginning of D-Day, the operation to invade Nazi-occupied Western Europe and initiate the final phase of World War II. A vast undertaking, it involved 12,000 aircraft and an amphibious assault of almost 7,000 vessels. 160,000 troops would cross the English Channel during Operation Overlord, paving the way for ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • 12 Years A Slave

    (A Major Motion Picture) (Annotations)

    The Academy Award winning movie 12 Years A Slave is based upon the harrowing personal account of Solomon Northup.  Solomon was illegally enslaved as a free African-American during the years of legalized slavery.   His journey began in the year 1841, when he accepted a temporary position in Washington D.C.  For him, it was to be a financial opportunity he could not refuse. Unfortunately, those who ... Read more

    $1.00 AUD

  • The World's Greatest Generals: The Life and Career of Stonewall Jackson

    *Includes nearly 30 pictures of Jackson and the important people, places, and events in his life. *Includes maps of some of Jackson's most famous battles.*Includes a Table of ContentsThomas Jonathan Jackson is one of the most famous generals of the Civil War, but many of the people he continues to fascinate probably dont remember his whole name. Thats because Jackson earned his famous Stonewall ... Read more

    $4.48 AUD