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Selections From the Four-volume Simon & Schuster Encyclopedia of the Confederacy
"Here is your chance to own a personal reference that examines the Confederate States as a fully functioning, independent nation - a nation with its own constitution, its own foreign policy, and its own economy. Organized in an easy-to-read A-to-Z format, this volume pieces together the integrated structure of the Confederacy. Politics, society, economics, culture, and the military - the role and relationship of each is described in colorful detail, bringing this fascinating period of nineteenth-century America to life." "You will find articles about the history, battles, and government of the Confederacy along with battle maps and rare photographs. Discover vivid descriptions of life in the Southern states during the Civil War. "Stonewall," "Red Dogs," "Bleeding Kansas," "Marse Robert," "King Cotton," "the Gray Ghost," "Extra Billie," and the "Fire Eaters"; explore these intriguing characters, terms, and places within these pages."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved