A World on Fire

Britain's Crucial Role in the American Civil War

by Amanda Foreman

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A World on Fire
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Britain's Crucial Role in the American Civil War
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Amanda Foreman

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Book Summary

Presents a history of the role of British citizens in the American Civil War that offers insight into the interdependencies of both nations and how the Union worked to block diplomatic relations between England and the Confederacy.