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Tales of Heroism, Tales of Terror: The British in the American Civil War

Drawing on a wealth of previously unpublished letters and journals, Amanda Foreman, author of  A World on Fire, gives a fresh account of the Civil War through the extraordinary stories of many of the thousands of Britons who went to America as soldiers, observers, nurses, adventurers, guerrillas and spies.

Sponsored by the Eccles Centre for American Studies

Recorded in the Conference Centre on 11 April 2011

MP3 file, 40 mins 23 secs, 16.18 MB