THE CIVIL WAR A visual History

THE CIVIL WAR A visual History

    Price: $36.00

    Code: CW_A_VISUAL

    Weight: 3.40 pounds



    THE CIVIL WAR A visual History
    4/2011 Hardcover | 8.26 x 5.23in 10% off $40.00
    Produced with the Smithsonian Institution and released in conjunction with the 150th anniversary of the start of the war, The Civil War is the definitive visual history to one of the most defining moments in our country's history.
    Comprehensive timelines, revealing first-person accounts by soldiers and civilians, key political and military leaders, as well as examinations of broader topics, such as transportation, the economy, and the treatment of wounded soldiers, make The Civil War a must-have for anyone interested in the history of the Civil War.
    Maps, portraits, photography, and key artifacts from the Smithsonian's unrivaled Civil War collections help bring the war to life! James G. Barber is a historian at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery and is the curator of the Gallery’s Time magazine collection of original cover art. His publications include Faces of Discord: The Civil War Era at the National Portrait Gallery, Theodore Roosevelt: Icon of the American Century, George C. Marshall: Soldier of Peace, and Andrew Jackson: A Portrait Study. He is the project coordinator for the Smithsonian Institution’s Civil War website.
    Established in 1846, The Smithsonian Institution—the world’s largest museum complex—includes 19 museums and galleries and the National Zoological Park. The total number of artifacts, works of art, and specimens in the Smithsonian’s collections is estimated at 137 million, the bulk of which is contained in the museum of Natural History. The Smithsonian is a world renowned research center, dedicated to public education, national service, and scholarship in the arts, sciences and history.
    360 pages | ISBN 9780756671853

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