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Army at home : women and the Civil War on the northern home front

Verfasser/in: Judith Ann Giesberg
Verlag: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2009.
Serien: Civil War America (Series)
Ausgabe/Format   Buch : Bundesstaatliche Regierungsveröffentlichung : EnglischAlle Ausgaben und Formate anzeigen
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Introducing readers to women whose Civil War experiences have long been ignored, Judith Giesberg examines the lives of working-class women in the North, for whom the home front was a battlefield of its own. Black and white working-class women managed farms that had been left without a male head of household, worked in munitions factories, made uniforms, and located and cared for injured or dead soldiers. As they  Weiterlesen…
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Gattung/Form: History
Medientyp: Amtliche Veröffentlichung, Bundesstaatliche Regierungsveröffentlichung
Dokumenttyp: Buch
Alle Autoren: Judith Ann Giesberg
ISBN: 9780807833070 080783307X 9780807872635 0807872636
OCLC-Nummer: 300463103
Beschreibung: xi, 232 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Inhalt: Prologue : a true-hearted Union woman : Lydia Bixby's civil war --
From harvest field to battlefield : rural women and the war --
Rumors of relief, stories of displacement --
Bodies out of place : women war workers --
Right to ride : women's streetcar battles and the theaters of war --
Martha goes to Washington : women's divided loyalties --
Platforms of grief : widows on the battlefield.
Serientitel: Civil War America (Series)
Verfasserangabe: Judith Giesberg.

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Working-class women develop political agency during wartime. Introducing readers to women whose Civil War experiences have long been ignored, this title examines the lives of working-class women in  Weiterlesen…

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"[Giesberg] does an exemplary job using available sources to give voice to women previously overlooked and she offers insight into a world historians are only beginning to uncover."--"Ohio Valley Weiterlesen…

 
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