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The Destructive War

Charles Royster

The Destructive War

by Charles Royster

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Published by Random House Value Publishing .
Written in English

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    FormatHardcover
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    Open LibraryOL7678751M
    ISBN 100517144735
    ISBN 109780517144732

    At once an incisive dual biography, hypnotically engrossing military history, and a cautionary examination of the American penchant for patriotic bloodshed, The Destructive War is a work of enormous : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.   David G. Vanderstel Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis The Destructive War: William Tecumseh Sherman, Stonewall Jackson, and the Americans. By Charles Royster. (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, Pp. $) This is a paradoxical book that requires, and accordingly will receive, a paradoxical review.

      The NOOK Book (eBook) of the This Destructive War: The British Campaign in the Carolinas, by John S. Pancake at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping Due to Brand: University of Alabama Press. Lee "The Destructive War William Tecumseh Sherman, Stonewall Jackson, and the Americans" por Charles Royster disponible en Rakuten Kobo. From the moment the Civil War began, partisans on both sides were calling not just for victory but for extermination. An Brand: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.

      The Destructive War by Charles Royster, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(). An examination of the polarized characters and careers of William Tecumseh Sherman and Stonewall Jackson creates a work that is at once a dual biography, milita.


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Overall, "The Destructive War" is an unconventional book written by a historian who understands conventional historical method, and the result is a brilliant, thought-provoking by:   The Destructive War is about Americans hating each other, fighting each other, killing each other, in ways that seemed unimaginable when the Civil War began.

Today, that blood-dimmed tide has receded, and we mostly see only the good that came from war: the end of slavery /5. Table of Contents 1. The Destruction of Columbia. The Aggressive War: Jackson. The Aggressive War: Sherman.

The Anomalous War. The Death of Stonewall. The Vicarious War. The Battle of Kennesaw Mountain. The Destructive War. The Grand Review.1/5(1). The Destructive War is interpretive as well as critical, literary as well as historical, dealing as much with the idea of war as the facts themselves.

Indeed, the author terms his work " a long essay."Royster depicts the Civil War as-primarily-aggresive, anomalous, vicarious, and as the title suggests, by: At once an incisive dual biography, hypnotically engrossing military history, and a cautionary examination of the American penchant for patriotic bloodshed, The Destructive War is a work of 4/5(2).

The Destructive War: William Tecumseh Sherman, Stonewall Jackson, & the Americans by Charles Royster. Knopf. Hardcover. GOOD. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading.

May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Possible ex library copy, that’ll have the markings and stickers associated from the library. The Destructive War. The great North American War of remains one of the most examined episodes in American history.

Still, Although this work is subtitled “William Tecumseh Sherman, Stonewall Jackson. The book The Destructive War by Charles Royster, examines the war policies and strategies of the Union and the Confederacy during the civil war. The book talks extensively about Confederate general Jackson and Union General Sherman.

At the beginning of the war the Union did not attack citizens or /5(19). The Destructive War: William Tecumseh Sherman, Stonewall Jackson, and the Americans Vintage Civil War Library: : Charles Royster: Libros en idiomas extranjeros.

The Destructive War William Tecumseh Sherman, Stonewall Jackson, and the Americans (Book): Royster, Charles: This re-examination of the American Civil War focuses on its massive violence by delving into the testimonies of Generals Sherman and Jackson.

Table Of Contents 1. The Destruction of Columbia. The Aggressive War: Jackson. The Aggressive War: Sherman. The Anomalous War. The Death of Stonewall. The Vicarious War. The Battle of Kennesaw Mountain. The Destructive War. The Grand Review.

Another great guide to the Civil War is the New York Times’ acclaimed book Disunion, which has been narrating the war in a series of amazing articles coinciding. By THE NEW YORK TIMES. Far more books have been written about the Civil War than about any other event in American history, and Lincoln’s stack of books towers over that of any other American figure.

Any recommended reading list therefore has to be highly selective and at least somewhat arbitrary. All about The Destructive War: William Tecumseh Sherman, Stonewall Jackson, and the Americans by Charles Royster.

LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers/5(3). Here, LSU history professor Royster (Light-Horse Harry Lee and the Legacy of the American Revolution, ; A Revolutionary People at War, ) shows how both the North and South clamored for massive and lethal action against one another in the Civil War, only to find that the violence surpassed their fantasies of mayhem in unexpectedly nasty : Charles Royster.

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At once an incisive dual biography, hypnotically engrossing military history, and a cautionary examination of the American penchant for patriotic bloodshed, The Destructive War is a work of enormous power. From the Trade Paperback edition. Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.

The Destructive War: William Tecumseh Sherman, Stonewall Jackson, & the Americans Charles Royster, Author Knopf Publishing Group $30 (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. I borrowed The Destructive War: William Tecumseh Sherman, Stonewall Jackson, and the Americans by Charles Royster from my public library for my Kindle.

I learned many things from the book about the Civil War and two of its generals which I will share below. If only Royster's compelling prose filled more of the books pages than the dry, academic and philosophically meandering that : John Umland.

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