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More than a contest between armies

More than a contest between armies

essays on the Civil War era

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Published by Kent State University Press in Kent, Ohio .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865,
  • United States -- History -- 1849-1877

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 300-304) and index.

    Statementedited by James Marten and A. Kristen Foster.
    ContributionsMarten, James Alan., Foster, A. Kristen.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE468 .M58 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 309 p. :
    Number of Pages309
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19864939M
    ISBN 100873389123
    ISBN 109780873389129
    LC Control Number2007044975

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Each of the essays included in More Than a Contest Between Armies is an original contribution to overall understanding of the conflict, and they all bring innovative approaches to traditional topics.

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Edited by James Marten and A. Kirsten Foster. Kent State University Press. xii + pp. £ ISBN 0 9. It should be noted at the outset, for the benefit of readers of ajournal concerned with warfare internationally, that this collection of essays. More Than a Contest between Armies collects expanded versions of a dozen lectures delivered at Marquette University as part of a series to celebrate the legacy of Frank L.

Klement. The title echoes Klement's belief that the Civil War affected more than just the men on the battlefield, that its effects were broad and deep on the home front and during Reconstruction and by: 1. More Than a Contest Between Armies: Essays on the Civil War Era.

Edited by James Marten and A. Kristen Foster. (Kent, Ohio: Kent State University Press, Pp. Cloth $).

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North in the military contest between the two armies. American state they built eventually became more powerful than the mighty states of. Military commanders, like boxers, try to employ more than one type of punch, usually in combinations, to put their opponents off balance and force her to react.

In military terms, commanders use a tactic called a feint, in which the commander maneuvers forces to appear as if he is committing most or all of his combat power at a certain point. More than a contest between armies. Kent, Ohio: Kent State University Press, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: James Alan Marten; A Kristen Foster.

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In More Than a Contest between Armies, James Marten and A. Kristen Foster have put together a strong collection of essays by some of the foremost Civil War scholars. These twelve essays, compiled from various addresses given in conjunction with Marquette University’s Frank L.

Klement Lectures: Alternate Views of the Sectional Conflict, reflect an array of perspectives on the Civil War that cohere. All in all the Mongol invasions likely killed around 10% of population of the *entire* world and possibly as high as 20%. All of this done by people on horses with bows and short swords.

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