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  • Weirding the War

    Weirding the War

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820341279

    "It is well that war is so terrible," Robert E. Lee reportedly said, "or we would grow too fond of it." The essays collected here make the case that we have grown too fond of it, and therefore we must make the war ter rible again. Taking a "freakono…

  • Weirding the War

    Weirding the War

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820334134

    "It is well that war is so terrible," Robert E. Lee reportedly said, "or we would grow too fond of it." The essays collected here make the case that we have grown too fond of it, and therefore we must make the war ter rible again. Taking a "freakono…

  • America's Corporal

    America's Corporal
    av James Marten

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820343204

    James Tanner may be the most famous person in nineteenth-century America that no one has heard of. During his service in the Union army, he lost the lower third of both his legs and afterward had to reinvent himself. After a brush with fame as the s…

  • America's Corporal

    America's Corporal
    av James Marten

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820343211

    James Tanner may be the most famous person in nineteenth-century America that no one has heard of. During his service in the Union army, he lost the lower third of both his legs and afterward had to reinvent himself. After a brush with fame as the s…

  • The Blue, the Gray, and the Green

    The Blue, the Gray, and the Green

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820347158

    The Blue, the Gray, and the Green is one of only a handful of books to apply an environmental history approach to the Civil War. This book explores how nature-disease, climate, flora and fauna, and other factors-affected the war and also how the war…

  • The Blue, the Gray, and the Green

    The Blue, the Gray, and the Green

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820347141

    The Blue, the Gray, and the Green is one of only a handful of books to apply an environmental history approach to the Civil War. This book explores how nature-disease, climate, flora and fauna, and other factors-affected the war and also how the war…

  • The Ghosts of Guerrilla Memory

    The Ghosts of Guerrilla Memory
    av Matthew C. Hulbert

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820350011

    The Civil War tends to be remembered as a vast sequence of battles, with a turning point at Gettysburg and a culmination at Appomattox. But in the guerrilla theater, the conflict was a vast sequence of home invasions, local traumas, and social degen…

  • The Ghosts of Guerrilla Memory

    The Ghosts of Guerrilla Memory
    av Matthew C. Hulbert

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820350028

    The Civil War tends to be remembered as a vast sequence of battles, with a turning point at Gettysburg and a culmination at Appomattox. But in the guerrilla theater, the conflict was a vast sequence of home invasions, local traumas, and social degen…

  • The Lost President

    The Lost President
    av Ruth Dunley

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820354545

    A detective story set against the backdrop of the volatile antebellum era, this socio-cultural biography pieces together methodological inquiry with a jigsaw puzzle composed of secret documents, probate records, court testimony, speeches, correspond…

  • Empty Sleeves

    Empty Sleeves
    av Brian Craig Miller

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820343327

    The Civil War acted like a battering ram on human beings, shattering both flesh and psyche of thousands of soldiers. Despite popular perception that doctors recklessly erred on the side of amputation, surgeons laboured mightily to adjust to the medi…

  • Empty Sleeves

    Empty Sleeves
    av Brian Craig Miller

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820343310

    The Civil War acted like a battering ram on human beings, shattering both flesh and psyche of thousands of soldiers. Despite popular perception that doctors recklessly erred on the side of amputation, surgeons laboured mightily to adjust to the medi…

  • Bodies in Blue

    Bodies in Blue
    av Sarah E. Handley-Cousins

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820355184

    An innovative look at all of the disabling experiences to which northern soldiers were subjected-physical and mental, in camp and on the battlefield

  • The Slave-Trader's Letter-Book

    The Slave-Trader's Letter-Book
    av Jim Jordan

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820356877

    In 1858 Savannah businessman Charles Lamar, in violation of U.S. law, organized the shipment of hundreds of Africans on the luxury yacht Wanderer to Jekyll Island, Georgia. The four hundred survivors of the Middle Passage were sold into bondage. Thi…

  • The Slave-Trader's Letter-Book

    The Slave-Trader's Letter-Book
    av Jim Jordan

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820351964

    In 1858 Savannah businessman Charles Lamar, in violation of U.S. law, organized the shipment of hundreds of Africans on the luxury yacht Wanderer to Jekyll Island, Georgia. The four hundred survivors of the Middle Passage were sold into bondage. Thi…

  • Beyond Freedom

    Beyond Freedom

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820351483

    This collection of eleven original essays interrogates the concept of freedom and recenters our understanding of the process of emancipation. Who defined freedom, and what did it mean to nineteenth-century African Americans, both during and after sl…

  • Beyond Freedom

    Beyond Freedom

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820351490

    This collection of eleven original essays interrogates the concept of freedom and recenters our understanding of the process of emancipation. Who defined freedom, and what did it mean to nineteenth-century African Americans, both during and after sl…

  • Lens of War

    Lens of War

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820348100

    Lens of War grew out of an invitation to leading historians of the Civil War to select and reflect upon a single photograph. Each could choose any image and interpret it in personal and scholarly terms. The result is a remarkable set of essays by tw…

  • Driven from Home

    Driven from Home
    av David Silkenat

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820354736

    Examining refugees of Civil War-era North Carolina, Driven from Home reveals the complexity and diversity of the war's displaced populations and the inadequate responses of governmental and charitable organizations as refugees scrambled to secure th…

  • Driven from Home

    Driven from Home
    av David Silkenat

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820349466

    Examining refugees of Civil War-era North Carolina, Driven from Home reveals the complexity and diversity of the war's displaced populations and the inadequate responses of governmental and charitable organisations as refugees scrambled to secure th…

  • Ruin Nation

    Ruin Nation
    av Megan Kate Nelson

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820342511

    During the Civil War, cities, houses, forests, and soldiers' bodies were transformed into ""dead heaps of ruins,"" novel sights in the southern landscape. How did this happen, and why? And what did Americans-northern and southern, black and white, m…

  • Ruin Nation

    Ruin Nation
    av Megan Kate Nelson

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820333977

    During the Civil War, cities, houses, forests, and soldiers' bodies were transformed into ""dead heaps of ruins,"" novel sights in the southern landscape. How did this happen, and why? And what did Americans-northern and southern, black and white, m…

  • Visions of Glory

    Visions of Glory

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820355931

    Visions of Glory brings together twenty-two images and twenty-two brisk essays, each essay connecting an image to the events that unfolded during a particular year of the Civil War. The book focuses on a diverse set of images that include a depictio…