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A world on fire : Britain's crucial role in the American Civil War, Amanda Foreman

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A world on fire : Britain's crucial role in the American Civil War
Title
A world on fire
Title remainder
Britain's crucial role in the American Civil War
Statement of responsibility
Amanda Foreman
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Presents a history of the role of British citizens in the American Civil War that offers insight into the interdependencies of both nations and how the Union worked to block diplomatic relations between England and the Confederacy
Cataloging source
TAP
Dewey number
973.72
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
E469
LC item number
.F67 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
A world on fire : Britain's crucial role in the American Civil War, Amanda Foreman
Link
http://santaclara.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=650338E0-24A4-48D2-9191-EC97045D3216
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Originally published in hardcover in the United Kingdom by Allen Lane"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cotton is king -- The uneasy cousins -- On the best of terms -- "The cards are in our hands!" -- Expectations are dashed -- The Rebel yell -- War by other means -- "It takes two to make a quarrel" -- The lion roars back -- The war moves to England -- The first blow against slavery -- Five miles from Richmond -- The South is rising -- Is blood thicker than water? -- A fateful decision -- Fire all around them -- Bloodbath at Fredericksburg -- The missing key to victory -- "The tinsel has worn off" -- Faltering steps of a counterrevolution -- Prophecies of blood and suffering -- The key is in the lock -- The eve of battle -- Crossroads at Gettysburg -- Pressure rising -- Devouring the young -- River of death -- Can the nation endure? -- If only we are spared -- Buckling under pressure -- A great slaughter -- "Defiance to her enemies" -- "Can we hold out?" -- The crisis comes -- The tyranny of hope -- "Come retribution" -- "War is cruelty" -- "The British mark on every battle-field" -- "Richmond tomorrow" -- Fire, fire -- "A true-born king of men."
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xxxix, 958 p., [39] p. of plates)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780679603979
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
ill., maps.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • ocn747716452
  • (OCoLC)747716452
Label
A world on fire : Britain's crucial role in the American Civil War, Amanda Foreman
Link
http://santaclara.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=650338E0-24A4-48D2-9191-EC97045D3216
Publication
Note
"Originally published in hardcover in the United Kingdom by Allen Lane"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cotton is king -- The uneasy cousins -- On the best of terms -- "The cards are in our hands!" -- Expectations are dashed -- The Rebel yell -- War by other means -- "It takes two to make a quarrel" -- The lion roars back -- The war moves to England -- The first blow against slavery -- Five miles from Richmond -- The South is rising -- Is blood thicker than water? -- A fateful decision -- Fire all around them -- Bloodbath at Fredericksburg -- The missing key to victory -- "The tinsel has worn off" -- Faltering steps of a counterrevolution -- Prophecies of blood and suffering -- The key is in the lock -- The eve of battle -- Crossroads at Gettysburg -- Pressure rising -- Devouring the young -- River of death -- Can the nation endure? -- If only we are spared -- Buckling under pressure -- A great slaughter -- "Defiance to her enemies" -- "Can we hold out?" -- The crisis comes -- The tyranny of hope -- "Come retribution" -- "War is cruelty" -- "The British mark on every battle-field" -- "Richmond tomorrow" -- Fire, fire -- "A true-born king of men."
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xxxix, 958 p., [39] p. of plates)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780679603979
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
ill., maps.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • ocn747716452
  • (OCoLC)747716452

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