The American Civil War (John Keegan)

The American Civil War (John Keegan) lands on the shelves of my shop, where it will be found in my Military History shelves. priced at £6.50! Call in and get 40% OFF that price when you mention this post…

London: Hutchinson, 2009, Hardback in dust wrapper.

6th impression, first edition 2009. Contains: Black & white photographs; Maps; Title page vignette;

From the cover: This magisterial history of the first modern war is on the scale of John Keegans classics, A History of Warfare and The First World War. In his sweeping, unputdownable narrative he highlights the geography, leadership and strategic logic at the heart of the conflict.

John Keegan writes: The geography of the battlefield is to me a living reality. I know the appearance of the battlefields, I know the distances between them, I know the cemeteries in which the dead were buried. What constantly puzzles me, however, is to relate the landmarks of the war to its events, …

Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Leans slightly. Text complete, clean and tight but with a hint of age-toning to the margins.

Black boards with Silver titling to the Spine. [XX] 394 pages. Index. Bibliography. 9½” x 6¼”.

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