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Battle scars : gender and sexuality in the American Civil War

Author: Catherine Clinton; Nina Silber
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This collection addresses how gender scholarship has changed interpretations of the Civil War. The contributors examine the study of masculinity and war, expand understandings of sexuality and politics, and deal with issues of health, treason, religion, domesticity, and slavery, as they affected Northern and Southern men and women during the Civil War era.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Battle scars.
New York : Oxford University Press, 2006
(DLC) 2005048796
(OCoLC)67695791
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Catherine Clinton; Nina Silber
ISBN: 1280533048 9781280533044 9780198038887 0198038887
OCLC Number: 654510882
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 213 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Contributors; 1 Introduction: Colliding and Collaborating: Gender and Civil War Scholarship; 2 Fighting Like Men: Civil War Dilemmas of Abolitionist Manhood; 3 "Oh I Pass Everywhere": Catholic Nuns in the Gulf South during the Civil War; 4 "Public Women" and Sexual Politics during the American Civil War; 5 The Other Side of Freedom: Destitution, Disease, and Dependency among Freedwomen and Their Children during and after the Civil War; 6 Mary Walker, Mary Surratt, and Some Thoughts on Gender in the Civil War; 7 Embattled Manhood and New England Writers, 1860-1870.
Responsibility: edited by Catherine Clinton and Nina Silber.

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