America's War: Talking About the Civil War and Emancipation on Their 150th Anniversaries
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- Publication Date:August 31, 2011
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America's War: Talking About the Civil War and Emancipation on Their 150th Anniversaries is co-published by the American Library Association and the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Edited by Edward L. Ayers, America's War is an anthology of Civil War writing originally published between 1852 and 2008. Co-published by the American Library Association and the National Endowment for the Humanities, America's War was created in support of a national reading and discussion program for libraries called Let's Talk About It: Making Sense of the American Civil War.
The selections in America's War include works of historical fiction and interpretation, speeches, diaries, memoirs, biographies, and short stories. Together, these readings provide a glimpse of the vast sweep and profound breadth of Americans war among and against themselves, adding crucial voices to our understanding of the war and its meaning.
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