Civil War America : Voices from the Home Front

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Civil War America : Voices from the Home Front

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  • 製本 Hardcover:ハードカバー版/ページ数 346 p.
  • 言語 ENG
  • 商品コード 9781576072370
  • DDC分類 973.71


A revealing compilation of essays documenting the effects of the Civil War and its aftermath on Americans.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments                                    ix
Introduction: ``A People's War'' xi
Part I Southern Civilians under Siege
The Last Fire-Eater: Edmund Ruffin 3 (14)
Times to Try a Woman's Soul 17 (10)
A Miserable, Frightened Life: Southern 27 (14)
``A Species of Passionate Insanity'': Women 41 (12)
of Vicksburg
Culture Clash: Invaders and Rebels in the 53 (12)
Occupied South
A Lukewarm People: Home Front Dissenters in 65 (10)
the Confederacy
``I Ain't Ashamed of Nuthin'': Bill Arp 75 (12)
Explains the Confederate Home Front
Part II Northern Society at War
George Templeton Strong and the Serious Job 87 (12)
of Journalizing
Reporting the War: Civil War Journalism in 99 (14)
the North
Literary Nurses: Louisa May Alcott and Walt 113(12)
Thinking Big: Love and Advice from Civil 125(10)
War Fathers
A Record of Munificence: Supporting the 135(12)
``The Bloody Week'': The New York City 147(14)
Draft Riots
Part III The Children's Civil War
Rabid Partisans among Their Playmates 161(10)
What a Difference a War Makes: A Northern 171(10)
Boy and a Southern Girl
Playing Soldier: Phip Flaxen and the 181(12)
Watermelon War
Oliver Optic's Civil War: Northern Children 193(16)
and the Literary War for the Union
Part IV African Americans and the War
Havens and Hellholes: Challenges and 209(14)
Opportunities in the Contraband Camps
Testing the Boundaries: Slave Lives in the 223(12)
Free to Learn: Educating Freedpeople 235(18)
Part V Aftermaths
``That Such a Thing Could Ever Happen'': 253(14)
The Death of a President
Out at the Soldiers' Home: Union Veterans 267(12)
Children of the Battlefield: Soldiers' 279(12)
Up from Slavery: African Americans after 291(12)
the War
``True Soldiers of the Southern Cross'': 303(14)
Confederate Women and the Lost Cause
The Devil's Civil War: The Stories of 317(12)
Ambrose Bierce
Bibliographical Essay 329(6)
Index 335