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Civil War : people and perspectives

Author: Lisa Tendrich Frank
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, ©2009.
Series: Perspectives in American social history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the experiences of soldiers, civilians, slaves and freed persons, Native Americans, immigrants, and others and how their lives were shaped by the events of the American Civil War.
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Genre/Form: History
Nonfiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lisa Tendrich Frank
ISBN: 9781598840353 1598840355 9781598840360 1598840363
OCLC Number: 300403075
Description: xxxviii, 237 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: "A soldier's life is a hard one at best" : soldiers in the American Civil War / John M. Sacher --
When the home front became a battlefront : civilians in invaded and occupied areas / Antoinette G. Van Zelm --
War on two fronts : women during the Civil War / Lisa Tendrich Frank --
Children and the Civil War / Karen A. Kehoe / Patriotism, preparation, and reputation : immigrants in battle and on the home front in the American Civil War / Fiona Deans Halloran --
From enslaved to liberators : African Americans and the Civil War / Julie Holcomb --
The longhouse divided : Native Americans during the American Civil War / Andrew K. Frank --
Becoming American : Catholics, Jews, and Mormons during the American Civil War / Sarah Nytroe --
The urban Civil War / Clinton Terry.
Series Title: Perspectives in American social history.
Responsibility: Lisa Tendrich Frank, editor ; Peter C. Mancall, series editor.
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This volume offers a social historian's view of the Civil War, shifting the focus away from political and military leaders to look at how the war affected, and was affected by, ordinary citizens of  Read more...

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