Bodies in blue : disability in the Civil War north (Book, 2019) []
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Bodies in blue : disability in the Civil War north

Bodies in blue : disability in the Civil War north

Author: Sarah Handley-Cousins
Publisher: Athens : The University of Georgia Press, [2019]
Dissertation: Texte remanié d'une thèse doctorale paru sous le titre "A physical wreck of his former self" : gender and disability in the post Civil War north : 2016.
Series: Uncivil wars.
Edition/Format:   Thesis/dissertation : Thesis/dissertation : State or province government publication : 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, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Handley-Cousins
ISBN: 9780820355184 0820355186
OCLC Number: 1135617493
Description: 1 v. (xiii, 186 p.) : illustrations ; 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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