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Bodies in blue : disability in the Civil War north

Author: Sarah Handley-Cousins
Publisher: Athens The University of Georgia Press [2019]
Dissertation: Dissertation State University of New York 2016.
Series: Uncivil wars
Edition/Format:   Thesis/dissertation : Thesis/dissertation : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Disabled soldiers and veterans occupied a difficult space in the Civil War North. The realities of living with a disability were ever at odds with the expectations of manhood. Disability made it difficult for soldiers to adhere to the particular masculine standards of the Union Army, yet when soldiers were able to control their bodies in order to fit manly ideals, they were met with suspicion when they requested  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Thesis/dissertation
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Handley-Cousins
ISBN: 9780820355184 0820355186
OCLC Number: 1119088784
Notes: Revision of the author's thesis (doctoral)--State University of New York at Buffalo, 2016, titled "A physical wreck of his former self" : gender and disability in the post Civil War north.
Description: xiii, 186 Seiten : Illustrationen ; 24 cm
Contents: Gather the invalids --
Army of the walking sick --
The United States government is entitled to all of you --
The disabled lion of Union --
Man or mercenary --
The long, long years of misery.
Series Title: Uncivil wars
Other Titles: Physical wreck of his former self
Responsibility: Sarah Handley-Cousins.


An innovative look at all of the disabling experiences to which northern soldiers were subjected - physical and mental, in camp and on the battlefield  Read more...


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