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Battle hymns : the power and popularity of music in the Civil War

Author: Christian McWhirter
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2012.
Series: Civil War America (Series)
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Battle Hymns: The Power and Popularity of Music in the Civil War

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Christian McWhirter
ISBN: 9780807835500 0807835501 9781469613673 1469613670
OCLC Number: 748812934
Description: viii, 321 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Part of everyone's meat and drink : popular music and the Civil War --
John Browns and battle cries : the patriotic songs of the union --
Gay deceibers and bonnie blue flags : the anthems of the Confederacy --
Words were as weapons : music on the home front --
A wonderful and inspiring influence : music in the armies --
The choked voice of a race, at last unloosed : African Americans and Civil War music --
Fresh strains for fresh developments : the end of the war and its music --
Veterans, memorialists, and the King : the revival and legacy of Civil War music.
Series Title: Civil War America (Series)
Responsibility: Christian McWhirter.

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"A detailed and thorough account invaluable to students of the Civil War and American cultural history."--"The North Carolina Historical Review"

 
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