The Resource More than a contest between armies : essays on the Civil War era, edited by James Marten and A. Kristen Foster

More than a contest between armies : essays on the Civil War era, edited by James Marten and A. Kristen Foster

Label
More than a contest between armies : essays on the Civil War era
Title
More than a contest between armies
Title remainder
essays on the Civil War era
Statement of responsibility
edited by James Marten and A. Kristen Foster
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Examines an unexplored aspect of the Civil War and reinterprets an important theme of the conflict. The essays include such topics as the war's effect on race and gender, and historians' interests in studying the experiences of representative individuals as well as communities
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committed to retain for EAST
Cataloging source
DLC
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E468
LC item number
.M58 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Marten, James Alan
  • Foster, A. Kristen
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  • Sezessionskrieg (1861-1865)
  • United States
  • United States
  • USA
  • United States
Label
More than a contest between armies : essays on the Civil War era, edited by James Marten and A. Kristen Foster
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 300-304) and index
Contents
"Momentous events in small places": The coming of the Civil War in two American communities / Edward L. Ayers -- Frederick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln: A relationship in language, politics, and memory / David W. Blight -- The "wicked rebellion" and the republic: Henry Tuckerman's Civil War / Robert W. Johannsen -- News from Fredericksburg / George Rable -- Grant and Halleck: Contrasts in command / John Y. Simon -- "Public women" and the Confederacy / Catherine Clinton -- "I never was a coward": Questions of bravery in a Civil War regiment / Lesley J. Gordon -- Confederate Bastille: Jefferson Davis and civil liberties / Mark E. Neely Jr. -- Why didn't the North hang some rebels? The postwar debate over punishment for treason / William Blair -- Personal memoirs of U.S. Grant: A history of the Union cause / Joan Waugh -- "Touched with fire?": Two Philadelphia novelists remember the Civil War / J. Matthew Gallman -- Jubal A. Early, the lost cause, and Civil War history: a persistent legacy / Gary W. Gallagher
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 309 p.
Isbn
9780873389129
Lccn
2007044975
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)180989497
  • (OCoLC)ocn180989497
Label
More than a contest between armies : essays on the Civil War era, edited by James Marten and A. Kristen Foster
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 300-304) and index
Contents
"Momentous events in small places": The coming of the Civil War in two American communities / Edward L. Ayers -- Frederick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln: A relationship in language, politics, and memory / David W. Blight -- The "wicked rebellion" and the republic: Henry Tuckerman's Civil War / Robert W. Johannsen -- News from Fredericksburg / George Rable -- Grant and Halleck: Contrasts in command / John Y. Simon -- "Public women" and the Confederacy / Catherine Clinton -- "I never was a coward": Questions of bravery in a Civil War regiment / Lesley J. Gordon -- Confederate Bastille: Jefferson Davis and civil liberties / Mark E. Neely Jr. -- Why didn't the North hang some rebels? The postwar debate over punishment for treason / William Blair -- Personal memoirs of U.S. Grant: A history of the Union cause / Joan Waugh -- "Touched with fire?": Two Philadelphia novelists remember the Civil War / J. Matthew Gallman -- Jubal A. Early, the lost cause, and Civil War history: a persistent legacy / Gary W. Gallagher
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 309 p.
Isbn
9780873389129
Lccn
2007044975
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)180989497
  • (OCoLC)ocn180989497

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