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Making Sense of the American Civil War
Developed by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the American Library Association, this Civil War sesquicentennial commemorative series uses works of historical fiction and interpretation, speeches, diaries, memoirs, biographies, and short stories to examine a broad range of perspectives in an exploration of the American Civil War.
Books in this Series
- James McPherson, Crossroads of Freedom: Antietam
- Edward L. Ayers, ed., America’s War: Talking About the Civil War and Emancipation on Their 150th Anniversaries anthology
- Geraldine Brooks, March
- Alan Berolzheimer - Travel radius: statewide
- Suzanne H. Brown - Travel radius: statewide
- Merilyn Burrington - Travel radius: Addison, Chittenden, Franklin, Grand Isle
- Nat Frothingham - Travel radius: statewide
- Deborah Lee Luskin - Travel radius: statewide (negotiable)
- Jon Margolis - Travel radius: Chittenden
- Mark Stoler - Travel radius: statewide
- John R. Turner - Travel radius: statewide
- Richard M. Wizansky - Travel radius: Bennington, Windham, Windsor
How to Book this Series
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