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Visions of glory : the Civil War in word and image

Author: Benjamin Fagan; Kathleen Elizabeth Diffley
Publisher: Athens : University of Georgia Press, [2019]
Series: UnCivil wars
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This volume collects twenty-two black & white images and twenty-two brisk essays, each essay connecting an image to the events that unfolded during a particular year of the war. Focusing on images that range from a depiction of former slaves whipping their erstwhile overseer distributed by an African American publisher, to a census graph published in the New York Times, to a cutout of a child's hand sent by a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Maps
Biographies
History
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Visions of glory.
Athens : University of Georgia Press, [2019]
(DLC) 2019018158
(OCoLC)1097961280
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Benjamin Fagan; Kathleen Elizabeth Diffley
ISBN: 9780820355948 0820355941
OCLC Number: 1127052529
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Introduction: Witnessing the "blind ruck of event" / Kathleen Diffley and Benjamin Fagan --
Looking out upon the boundless sea of the future; or, Anticipation / Jeffrey Insko --
After Sumter: the surge of war and periodical outcry / Kathleen Diffley --
William and Ellen Craft, the Georgia fugitives, and the war's uncertain outcomes / Barbara McCaskill --
The latest fake news from 1861 / Christopher Hanlon --
Mourning in ballad and requiem / Timothy Sweet --
Stealing freedom : Robert Smalls and modeling citizenship / Aston Gonzalez --
"Companion ... to the pending struggle" : 1862's "marking maps" and the Civil War spatial imaginary / Jillian Spivey Caddell --
The shadow of the times : Napoleon in 1862 / Elizabeth Duquette --
Emancipation illustrated / Benjamin Fagan --
Sketches from the trenches : image and invention in Alcott's hospital sketches / Jane E. Schultz --
Never set in stone : the commemorative image of Stonewall Jackson as a transatlantic hero / Samuel Graber --
"Molly" : uncaptioned / Julia Stern --
What comes to hand : archives of exigency, 1864 / Christopher Hager --
Printed with a "steal penn" : handwriting the nation in Civil War prison newspapers / James Berkey --
Reading, infirmity, and suicide / Sarah E. Gardner --
Unraveling Confederate sentiment : the unfinished story of a sock / Kristen Treen --
Far away, yet still so close : Lincoln, memory, the Black West, and the mission of the war / Eric Gardner --
The architecture of transnational contingencies : Julia Collins's The curse of caste and the legend of the Lindaraja Mirador / Nathan L. Grant --
Lincoln's rocking chair and the unstable signs of history / Martin T. Buinicki --
1866 and after : Melville, Jane Jackson, and the literature of emancipation / Cody Marrs --
Afterimage / Benjamin Fagan and Kathleen Diffley.
Series Title: UnCivil wars
Responsibility: edited by Benjamin Fagan and Kathleen Diffley.

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Brings together twenty-two images and twenty-two brisk essays, each essay connecting an image to the events that unfolded during a particular year of the Civil War.  Read more...

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