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Killing ground : photographs of the Civil War and the changing American landscape

Author: John Huddleston
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2002.
Series: Creating the North American landscape.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In Killing Ground, John Huddleston embarks on a photographic odyssey through the modern-day landscape of the Civil War. He pairs historical images of the conflict from sixty-two battle sites across the nation - battlefield scenes, soldiers living and dead, prisoners of war, civilians, and slaves - with his own color photographs of the same locations a century and a half later, always taken at the same time of year,
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Genre/Form: Illustrated works
History
Pictorial works
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Huddleston
ISBN: 0801867738 9780801867736
OCLC Number: 45880052
Notes: "This book has been brought to publication with the generous assistance of the Andrea Frank Foundation and Middlebury College"--Title page verso.
Description: 185 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 24 x 29 cm.
Contents: A note to the reader --
About the war --
About the work --
The plates --
Appendixes: The battlefields ; Brief descriptions of the battles; Ownership of the battlefields; The historical photographers.
Series Title: Creating the North American landscape.
Responsibility: John Huddleston.
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"[A] well-researched, nicely printed and enjoyable book." -- Greg Langley, The Advocate (Baton Rouge) "Huddleston's photographic project reveals the American landscape as a profound site of memory, Read more...

 
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