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All that makes a man : love and ambition in the Civil War South

Author: Stephen William Berry
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2003.
Series: OUP E-Books.
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In May 1861, Jefferson Davis issued a general call for volunteers for the Confederate Army. Men responded in such numbers that 200,000 had to be turned away. Few of these men would have attributed their zeal to the cause of states' rights or slavery. As All That Makes a Man: Love and Ambition in the Civil War South makes clear, most southern men saw the war more simply as a test of their manhood, a chance to defend  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic book
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Berry, Stephen William.
All that makes a man.
New York : Oxford University Press, 2003
(DLC) 2002070048
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen William Berry
ISBN: 9780198033301 0198033303 9780195145670 0195145674 1280531908 9781280531903 0195183991 9780195183993 9786610531905 6610531900
OCLC Number: 57419442
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 286 pages) : illustrations
Contents: List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Introduction; I: Men and Ambition; 1 All That Makes a Man; 2 Two Separate Yet Most Intimate Things; II: Men and Women; 3 Across a Great Divide; 4 Purity and Desire; III: Men and War; 5 A Fountain of Waters; 6 Looking Homeward; Epilogue; Notes; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; V; W; Y
Series Title: OUP E-Books.
Responsibility: Stephen W. Berry II.
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From the soldier's perspective, the Civil War was only partly a battle over ideology. More immediately it was a test of manhood that an appalling number welcomed. This poetic book uncovers the  Read more...


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... this book is a fascinating collection of mini-biographies, derived from an impressive array of manuscript sources, and one that historians will be mining for anecdotes for years to come. Journal Read more...

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