Trial by Fire

  • Title: Trial by Fire
  • Author: Page Smith
  • ISBN: 9780140122619
  • Page: 404
  • Format: Paperback
  • Trial by Fire Mr People s story is riveting
    Mr People s story is riveting.

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    About Page Smith


    1. Charles Page Smith September 6, 1917 August 28, 1995 , who was known by his middle name, was a U.S historian, professor, author, and newspaper columnist.A native of Balti, Maryland, Smith graduated with a B.A degree from Dartmouth College in 1940 He then worked at Camp William James, a center for youth leadership training opened in 1940 by Eugen Rosenstock Huessy, a Dartmouth College professor, as part of the Civilian Conservation Corps Smith was awarded a Purple Heart for his service as a company commander of the 10th Mountain Division of the United States Army during World War II.


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    1. Page Smith's "Trial By Fire: A People's History of the Civil War & Reconstruction" is the 5th volume in an 8 volume history of the United States from its inception to the New Deal. In other words, you have 1/8th of an 8000 page history in your hands. This book's focus is not so much on the war itself, nor all the various battles, but rather the historical context of that time and place. Smith states: "I feel obliged to make clear to the reader that this is not primarily a military history." [...]

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    2. I began reading Page Smith's magnificent multi-volume history of the United States a couple of years ago, and have just completed the period covered by this work. (I am progressing slowly both because I am always reading 6-8 books at the same time and because Mr. Smith's writing is so "full" of first-person history that I savor each page.)From the very beginning of his history, Mr. Smith makes every effort to cover the true "face" of the American experience, warts and all. Because the reader get [...]

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