The New York Times: Disunion: Modern Historians Revisit and Reconsider the Civil War from Lincoln's Election to the Emancipation Proclamation

The New York Times: Disunion: Modern Historians Revisit and Reconsider the Civil War from Lincoln's Election to the Emancipation Proclamation

Ted Widmer, Clay Risen, George Kalogerakis


A significant new number of sleek commentary— from students, historians, and Civil struggle buffs—on the numerous occasions of the Civil warfare, culled from The long island Times' well known Disunion online magazine

Since its debut on November 6, 2010, Disunion, The big apple Times' acclaimed magazine in regards to the Civil warfare, has released hundreds and hundreds of unique articles and gained a number of awards, together with "Best historical past Website" from the recent Media Institute and the historical past information community. Following the chronology of the secession problem and the Civil battle, the individuals to Disunion, who comprise smooth students, reporters, historians, and Civil warfare buffs, provide ongoing day-by-day remark and evaluation of the Civil struggle because it unfolded.

Now, for the 1st time, this attention-grabbing and traditionally major observation has been collected jointly and arranged in a single quantity. In The big apple instances: Disunion, historian Ted Widmer, has chosen greater than a hundred articles that conceal occasions starting with Lincoln's presidential victory during the Emancipation Proclamation. themes contain every little thing from Walt Whitman's wartime diary to the bloody guerrilla campaigns in Missouri and Kansas. Esteemed participants contain William Freehling, Adam Goodheart, and Edward Ayers, between others.

The publication additionally compiles new essays that experience now not been released at the Disunion web site through individuals and famous historians comparable to David Blight, Gary Gallagher, and Drew Gilpin Faust. issues contain the viewpoint of African-American slaves and freed males at the struggle, the secession drawback within the top South, the battle within the West (that is, earlier the Appalachians), the battle in Texas, the overseas context, and Civil War–era cartography. images, modern etchings, and exact maps around out the book.

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