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The American Civil War: History in an Hour [Kindle Edition]

Kat Smutz
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (44 customer reviews)

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Love history? Know your stuff with History in an Hour.

The American Civil War started when eleven southern ‘slave’ states declared their independence from the United States of America. Abraham Lincoln’s Republican government were strongly against slavery and fought to abolish it and keep the country united.

The American Civil War: History in an Hour gives a concise and authoritative overview of these four years of bloody and devastating warfare to help you understand how the Civil War shaped America today and changed the history of slavery forever.

Know your stuff: read concise history of the tumultuous struggle between the Confederates and the Union in just one hour.


Product details

  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 785 KB
  • Print Length: 87 pages
  • Publisher: HarperPress (8 Dec 2011)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S. r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B005IGZUOC
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Average Customer Review: 4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (44 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #10,068 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Concise history of the Civil War 12 Jan 2013
By mike
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Easy to read and balanced account of the American Civil War. Does not take long to read. I can recommend it to anyone who would like quick overview of the events leading up to the war and its outcome.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Repetitive 7 Feb 2013
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For a short book, this is oddly repetitive in places. And it's structured in a strange way. I'd have thought a straightforward chronological account would be best for a concise book.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Good summary 19 Dec 2012
By Pablo A
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Nice and short version. Little more than an hour to complete.
Clear explanations and focus only on facts.
Very good
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars History in an Hour 15 Dec 2012
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Love the history in an hour books, informative and quick to read. If you like to read history this is a simple and effective way to get started and highlights which parts interest you most
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Very enlightening 13 Dec 2012
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I learnt quite a bit that i had no knowledge of so it shows that at 84 one can still learn
TWD
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars American Civil War 12 Nov 2013
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This is ideal if you want a broad brush picture of
the topic. Not a difficult read and easy to digest.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Concise 15 Mar 2014
By JT
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The book is great for anyone who wishes to refresh his/her memory on the Civil War. It covers all the main themes and events that characterized the great American conflict.
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5.0 out of 5 stars The American Civil War. 7 Mar 2014
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This little book is a must for anyone wanting to get the history of the American Civil Wars important episodes into place.
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I enjoyed the American Civil War Digest History particularly the parts played by famous Generals like
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Published 3 months ago by Patrick Burke
4.0 out of 5 stars Good read short and to the point
Interesting book and gets to the point quickly. Not a detailed history but an over view of events that shaped America.
Published 3 months ago by Amazon Customer
5.0 out of 5 stars Compact Civil War
The 'History in and Hour' is a really good concept. I found this particular title very interesting and it was great to put some context to names and battles that you've heard of... Read more
Published 6 months ago by Laura's Kindle
4.0 out of 5 stars The American Civil War
This book again gives a good account in only an hour and I like the choice of reading it yourself or listen to the commentary.
Published 6 months ago by joyce davies
2.0 out of 5 stars Interesting but too repetitive
I wanted a short introduction to the American Civil War - this was OK but for such a short book I found too much repetition. It needs a robust edit.
Published 7 months ago by Alex Taylor
3.0 out of 5 stars Rather thin
I'm a little disappointed with this series- it's more like "History in 20 minutes" . Emphasis is on dates and facts- the reasons behind the actions are not explained nor... Read more
Published 7 months ago by garygill
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent
Quick,informative,factual,.........and now to the battlefield tours to see live and breathe the knowledge and facts the last hour has given me
Published 8 months ago by MR PA HEADFORD
4.0 out of 5 stars Informative
It was very good for a brief history of the war. But on the other hand one would need some background knowledge of the war
Published 8 months ago by Patrick Cruise
4.0 out of 5 stars Very good
I am enjoying reading the history in an hour books, they are packed with facts and even if you think you know a lot about a piece of history, they present you with unknown... Read more
Published 9 months ago by Isabel
5.0 out of 5 stars Great read.
This is a great read and can (just about) be read in an hour. It gives enough information to someone, like me, with a passing interest in history. Read more
Published 11 months ago by Hizzy
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