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Civil War America A Social and Cultural History with Primary Sources

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ISBN-10: 0415896002

ISBN-13: 9780415896009

Edition: 2013

Authors: Zoe Trodd, Maggi M. Morehouse

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Between 2011 and 2014, the United States will mark the sesquicentennial of the Civil War. But what does that mean? What do we really know about life during the era of North and South fighting for the future of the country? Throughout the middle of the 19th century, amidst the wreckage of war, life went on, and Civil War Americasteps back from the history of the war itself to explore the daily life of the citizens of that era. Morehouse and Trodd, along with a host of content experts, provide essential information about daily life during the Civil War thorugh comprehensive essays organized around themes of social life and society. Each essay contextualizes primary documents--including…    
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Book details

List price: $36.99
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group
Publication date: 11/14/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 326
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Dissent and Disobedience
Draft Resistance and Rioting
Southern Dissent
Women Soldiers
Labor and Land
The Domestic Sphere
Labor Organizations
Commerce and Industry
The Environment
Religion and Reform
Religion in the South
Religion in the North
Reform and Welfare Societies
Health and Education
Higher Education
Military Schools
Military Medicines
Civilian Healthcare
Ethnic American Lives
Slave Emancipation
Black Troops
Native Americans
Literature and Visual Culture
Painting and Illustration
Leisure and Performance
Sacred and Secular Holidays
Death and Aftermath
Death and Dying
Competing Memories
About the Editors
Contributor Biographies