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

Auteur : Judith Ann Giesberg
Éditeur : Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2009.
Collection : Civil War America.
Édition/format :   Livre imprimé : State or province government publication : EnglishVoir toutes les éditions et tous les formats
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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  Lire la suite...
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Genre/forme : History
Type d’ouvrage : Government publication, State or province government publication
Format : Book
Tous les auteurs / collaborateurs : Judith Ann Giesberg
ISBN : 9780807833070 080783307X 9780807872635 0807872636
Numéro OCLC : 300463103
Description : xi, 232 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contenu : 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.
Titre de collection : Civil War America.
Responsabilité : 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  Lire la suite...

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