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Aaron Sheehan-Dean
The Calculus of Violence

Host Bjorn Skaptason is joined by historian Aaron Sheehan-Dean to discuss his new book, The Calculus of Violence: How Americans Fought the Civil War, an examination of lethal violence and the attempt to contain bloody casualties in the Civil War. Books ordered for this event will not be shipped before Christmas.
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December 21, 2018 @ 3:30 pm

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The Calculus of Violence: How Americans Fought the Civil War

The Calculus of Violence
Aaron Sheehan-Dean
Air Date/Time December 21, 3:30pm (Central)
1st ed., 480 pages, hardcover, Harvard University Press
Available through Abraham Lincoln Book Shop, please call the shop at 312/944-3085

Shiloh, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg―tens of thousands of soldiers died on these iconic Civil War battlefields, and throughout the South civilians suffered terrible cruelty. At least three-quarters of a million lives were lost during the American Civil War. Given its seemingly indiscriminate mass destruction,...[+] READ MORE

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