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Why the North Won the Civil War

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ISBN-10: 0684825066

ISBN-13: 9780684825069

Edition: 1996

Authors: David Herbert Donald, David Herbert Donald

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List price: $14.99
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Publication date: 11/5/1996
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 128
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.75" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer and historian David Herbert Donald was born October 1, 1920 in Goodman, Miss. He married Aida DiPace in 1955, they had one child, Bruce Randall. He received an A.B. in 1941 from Millsaps College; an A.M. in 1942, and a Ph.D. from the University of Illinois in 1946. Donald has been an associate professor of history at Smith College and a professor of history at Columbia University; Princeton University and Johns Hopkins University. He was also Harry C. Warren Professor of American History, chair of the graduate program in American civilization, and professor emeritus at Harvard University. Much of Donald's work involves exploring and interpreting the American Civil War and its central figure, Abraham Lincoln. Some recent works includes Look Homeward: A Life of Thomas Wolfe, Lincoln, and Charles Sumner and the Coming of the Civil War, 1996. He received Pulitzer Prizes in biography for both Charles Sumner and Look Homeward.

Foreword
The Defeat of the Confederacy: An Overview
God and the Strongest Battalions
The Military Leadership of North and South
Northern Diplomacy and European Neutrality
Died of Democracy
Jefferson Davis and the Political Factors in Confederate Defeat
For Further Reading
Index