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Lens of war : exploring iconic photographs of the Civil War

Author: J Matthew Gallman; Gary W Gallagher; Stephen Berry
Publisher: Athens [Georgia] ; London [England] : The University of Georgia Press, 2015.
Series: Uncivil Wars
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Lens of War grew out of an invitation to leading historians of the Civil War to select and reflect upon a single photograph. Each could choose any image and interpret it in personal and scholarly terms. The result is a remarkable set of essays by twenty-seven scholars whose numerous volumes on the Civil War have explored military, cultural, political, African American, women's, and environmental history. The essays
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Case studies
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: J Matthew Gallman; Gary W Gallagher; Stephen Berry
ISBN: 9780820348100 0820348104 9780820348117 0820348112
OCLC Number: 911211273
Description: 1 Online-Ressource (270 Seiten) : Illustrationen, Fotografien.
Series Title: Uncivil Wars
Responsibility: edited by J. Matthew Gallman and Gary W. Gallagher ; contributors Stephen Berry [and twenty four others].

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A brilliant starting point for truly understanding the Civil War.--Kirkus Reviews (starred review) This collection of images, many of them familiar to Civil War enthusiasts, were selected to serve as Read more...

 
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