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An Accessible Civil War History

A House Divided

A House Divided: The Civil War and Nineteenth-Century America, by Jonathan Wells, offers a highly readable, engaging introduction to the Civil War. Request a complimentary exam copy, or find out more here.

"A House Divided fills a valuable niche in the market…it provides an engaging blend of political, social, and cultural history in a manageable page count." – Scott Stephan, Ball State University

In A House Divided, Jonathan Wells has distilled the American Civil War into understandable, easy-to-read sections, that allow students to grasp the essential themes of the period without being overwhelmed. Maps and illustrations help make sense of the battles and social, political, and cultural changes of the era.

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  1. A House Divided

    The Civil War and Nineteenth-Century America

    By Jonathan Daniel Wells

    The Civil War is one of the most defining eras of American history, and much has been written on every aspect of the war. The volume of material available is daunting, especially when a student is trying to grasp the overall themes of the period. Jonathan Wells has distilled the war down into...

    Published November 17th 2011 by Routledge