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whirlwind of war

voices of the storm, 1861-1865

by Stephen B. Oates

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Published by HarperCollins in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [715]-807) and index.

      StatementStephen B. Oates.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE462 .O27 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 846 p. ;
      Number of Pages846
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL702193M
      ISBN 10006017580X
      LC Control Number97051171

      This second book in the extraordinary Voices of the Storm trilogy from prize-winning historian Stephen Oates is a persuasive and dramatic revisionist account of the complex and destructive Civil War years. The Bloody and Terrible Civil War is brought vividly to life as Stephen B. Oates continues his acclaimed trilogy with The Whirlwind of War.   WHIRLWIND is the first book to tell the complete, awe-inspiring story of the Allied air war against Japan—the most important strategic bombing campaign inhistory. From the audacious Doolittle raid in to the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in , award-winning historian Barrett Tillman recounts the saga from the perspectives of American /5(2).

      The Whirlwind of War Voices of the Storm, (Book): Oates, Stephen B.: The prize-winning historian continues his extraordinary "Voices of the Storm" trilogy with this second volume that focuses on the complex, bloody, and destructive Civil War years.   Amid a great collection of scholarship and narrative history on the Revolutionary War and the American struggle for independence, there is a gaping hole; one that John Ferling's latest book, Whirlwind, will chronicling the Revolution have largely ranged from multivolume tomes that appeal to scholars and the most serious general readers to 5/5(3).

      Stephen Oates is the author of The Whirlwind of War, published by Harper Collins. Stephen Oates spoke about his efforts to recount Civil War history through the .   Book Review: Whirlwind: The American Revolution and the War That Won It by John Ferling (New York: Bloomsbury Press, ) Whirlwind: The American Revolution and the War That Won It is John Ferling’s most concise analysis of the American Revolutionary War. In many ways it feels like his final attempt to describe the most important events, relevant 9/


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The middle book in an anticipated trilogy, The Whirlwind of War is a unique study of the Civil War. Oates recounts the great struggle through a series of first-person monologues told in the voices of prominent figures such as Abraham Lincoln, Robert E.

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Written in Ferling's engaging and narrative-driven style that made books like Independence and The Ascent of George Washington critical and commercial successes, Whirlwind is a fast-paced and scrupulously told one-volume history of this epochal time.

Balancing social and political concerns of the period and perspectives of the average American revolutionary with a careful examination of the war itself, Ferling has crafted the ideal book /5(56). The Whirlwind Of War, the second book in a historical trilogy by Stephen Oates, is told from the first-person narrative viewpoint from all the major players in the Civil War conflict; i.e.

Lincoln, Davis, Grant, Lee, Sherman, Douglas, Booth, etc. Effectively captures the feel of day-to-day involvement of the leaders of the struggle and their respective zealous viewpoints, as well as 4/5.

Written in Ferling's engaging and narrative-driven style that made books like Independence and The Ascent of George Washington critical and commercial successes, Whirlwind is a fast-paced and scrupulously told one-volume history of this epochal time. Balancing social and political concerns of the period and perspectives of the average American revolutionary with a careful examination of the war itself, Ferling has crafted the ideal book /5(64).

The book covers the years to and shows how the thirteen colonies became disaffected with Great Britain, the train of events resulting in the battles of Lexington and Concord, the resulting Revolutionary War, and the peace that resulted in the creation of the United States/5.

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Stephen B. Oates’s riveting narrative brings to life the complex and destructive war that is the central event in Author: Stephen B. Oates. Whirlwind is one of the last histories of World War II written with the contribution of men who fought in unexcelled macro- and microperspectives, Whirlwind is destined to become a standard reference on the war, on multiservice operations, and on the human capacity for individual heroism and national ed on: Ap   About Whirlwind.

Amid a great collection of scholarship and narrative history on the Revolutionary War and the American struggle for independence, there is a gaping hole; one that John Ferling's latest book, Whirlwind, will chronicling the Revolution have largely ranged from multivolume tomes that appeal to scholars and the most serious general readers.

An epic but deeply flawed Civil War history (the second volume of a planned trilogy) suffers from the fictional techniques it employs, while benefiting little from that genre's potential narrative punch.

As in his earlier volume, The Approaching Storm (), Oates uses invented dialogue, dramatic staging, and "imaginative" manipulation of facts in fashioning this nontraditional Author: Stephen B.

Oates. As he did in The Approaching Fury, Oates, an established scholar of the Civil War era and veteran of 16 books, here tells the conflict's story through. Whirlwind book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

Librarian's note: An alternate cover edition can be found herePresents /5. My book is named the whirlwind and the author is Carol Matas. This book is about a family of Jews who run away from Hitler to the United States. the boy named Ben gets in the most trouble when he runs away and his father follows him.

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From the audacious Doolittle raid in to the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki inaward-winning historian Barrett Tillma /5(6). Amid a great collection of scholarship and narrative history on the Revolutionary War and the American struggle for independence, there is a gaping hole; one that John Ferling's latest book, Whirlwind, will chronicling the Revolution have largely ranged from multivolume tomes that appeal to scholars and the most serious general readers to 4/4(1).