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The Civil War: A Brief History

2.95  ·  Rating Details ·  37 Ratings  ·  7 Reviews

"The Civil War: A Brief History" presents a comprehensive look at the American Civil War in a compact, easy-to-read format.

This digital compendium serves as a reference to the warï¿s most significant events and figures, covering key causes, battles and leaders. Engaging, succinct text captures the essence of the years-long conflict.

Youï¿ll gain valuable insight into the

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Kindle Edition, 35 pages
Published May 27th 2007 by Vook
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John Cress
Jul 11, 2011 John Cress rated it liked it
This is a short Cliff-Notes/Idiots Guide/For Dummies book that is straight forward and easy to read and didn't read like a textbook to me. The book covers key events and the reasons behind but does not go into any great detail.
Benjamin Warren
Jul 05, 2011 Benjamin Warren rated it really liked it
When they said "a brief history" they weren't kidding. It's more like the Civil War in 60 seconds. Good book if you're craming for a test or need to brush up.
Michael
Apr 06, 2016 Michael rated it did not like it
Yes, I’m categorizing this as only half-way read despite the fact that this is the shortest book ever produced. Maybe some others in this “mini” series are shorter? Maybe it doesn’t qualify as a “book” as a digital-only format? It cost like five bucks so I should have suspected something - shame on me.

I have no problem with the syntax - which is reasonably good for such conciseness. When I’m distractedly reading this on a 22 minute subway commute and I find that I’m 70% complete, I lose interest
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Ben
Jun 12, 2011 Ben rated it it was ok
Shelves: non-fiction, history
A very brief look at the civil war. It discusses the causes in a couple of pages. The battles are just a sentence or two. The major histrical figures get the same coverage. The after effects of the war are given more pages then the war. It is more a long article then a book. If you knew nothing about the Civil War then I would say take a look other wise lok else where for an introduction to the subject.
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Jul 02, 2011 John rated it liked it
Good quick overview of the civil war. Good for those beginning to read about this historical event.
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Jan 13, 2012 Beth rated it it was ok
Cliffs notes.
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It was like reading a pamphlet. Very short, but interesting.
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