The Resource A savage war : a military history of the Civil War, Williamson Murray and Wayne Wei-siang Hsieh, (eaudio)

A savage war : a military history of the Civil War, Williamson Murray and Wayne Wei-siang Hsieh, (eaudio)

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A savage war : a military history of the Civil War
Title
A savage war
Title remainder
a military history of the Civil War
Statement of responsibility
Williamson Murray and Wayne Wei-siang Hsieh
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Language
eng
Summary
The Civil War represented a momentous change in the character of war. It combined the projection of military might across a continent on a scale never before seen with an unprecedented mass mobilization of peoples. Yet despite the revolutionizing aspects of the Civil War, its leaders faced the same uncertainties that have vexed combatants since the days of Thucydides and the Peloponnesian War. In a masterful narrative that propels listeners from the first shots fired at Fort Sumter to the surrender of Robert E. Lee's army at Appomattox, Williamson Murray and Wayne Wei-siang Hsieh bring every aspect of the battlefield vividly to life. They show how this new way of waging war was made possible by the powerful historical forces unleashed by the Industrial Revolution and the French Revolution, yet how the war was far from being simply a story of the triumph of superior machines. Murray and Hsieh paint indelible portraits of Abraham Lincoln, Ulysses S. Grant, William Tecumseh Sherman, and other major figures whose leadership, judgment, and personal character played such decisive roles in the fate of a nation. They also examine how the Army of the Potomac, the Army of Northern Virginia, and the other major armies developed entirely different cultures that influenced the war's outcome
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1941-...
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Murray, Williamson
Dewey number
973.7/3
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not applicable
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other
PerformerNote
Read by Mike Chamberlain
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  • Hsieh, Wayne Wei-siang
  • hoopla digital
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  • Civil War (U.S.), 1861-1865
  • Military campaigns
  • United States
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adult
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A savage war : a military history of the Civil War, Williamson Murray and Wayne Wei-siang Hsieh, (eaudio)
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digital storage
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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spoken word
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  • spw
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rdacontent
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Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (24hr., 04 min.))
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781515927433
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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unknown
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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digital.
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MWT11965369
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
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other
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11965369
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MWT11965369
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Label
A savage war : a military history of the Civil War, Williamson Murray and Wayne Wei-siang Hsieh, (eaudio)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (24hr., 04 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781515927433
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11965369
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11965369
System control number
MWT11965369
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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