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The Resource Sherman's Ghosts : Soldiers, Civilians, and the American Way of War

Sherman's Ghosts : Soldiers, Civilians, and the American Way of War

Label
Sherman's Ghosts : Soldiers, Civilians, and the American Way of War
Title
Sherman's Ghosts
Title remainder
Soldiers, Civilians, and the American Way of War
Statement of responsibility
Matthew Carr
Title variation
Shermans ghosts
Title variation remainder
soldiers, civilians, and the American way of war
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
“To know what war is, one should follow our tracks," General William T. Sherman once wrote to his wife, describing the devastation left by his armies in Georgia. Sherman's Ghosts is an investigation of the ""tracks"" left by the wars fought by the American military in the 150 years since Sherman's infamous “March to the Sea."Sherman's Ghosts opens with an epic retelling of General Sherman's fateful decision to turn his sights on the South's civilian population in order to break the back of the Confederacy. Acclaimed journalist Matthew Carr then exposes how this strategy became the central preo
Summary
Looks at the impact General Sherman's military policies have had on subsequent wars, from World War II and the Korean War to conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq
Tone
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10414831
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1955-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Carr, Matthew
Dewey number
973.7378
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
E476.69 .C37 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sherman, William T.
  • Sherman, William T.
  • Sherman's March to the Sea (1864)
  • Sherman's March to the Sea
  • HISTORY / United States / State & Local / General
  • Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.)
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
soldiers, civilians, and the American way of war
Label
Sherman's Ghosts : Soldiers, Civilians, and the American Way of War
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Introduction; 1 The Iron Hand of War; 2 Uncle Billy's War; 3 The Destruction Machine; 4 Civilians and Soldiers; 5 "More Perfect Peace"; 6 Soldiers; 7 Civilians; 8 The New American Way of War; 9 Wars Without War; Epilogue; Notes; Index
Control code
ocn902414958
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (353 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781620970782
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
5E8B495D-B806-432C-9C39-0BA4D153C56C
Label
Sherman's Ghosts : Soldiers, Civilians, and the American Way of War
Link
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Introduction; 1 The Iron Hand of War; 2 Uncle Billy's War; 3 The Destruction Machine; 4 Civilians and Soldiers; 5 "More Perfect Peace"; 6 Soldiers; 7 Civilians; 8 The New American Way of War; 9 Wars Without War; Epilogue; Notes; Index
Control code
ocn902414958
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (353 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781620970782
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
5E8B495D-B806-432C-9C39-0BA4D153C56C

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