Confederate Reckoning

Written By Stephanie McCurry
Confederate Reckoning
  • Publsiher : Harvard University Press
  • Release : 07 May 2012
  • ISBN : 0674064216
  • Pages : 456 pages
  • Rating : 5/5 from 1 reviews
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Confederate Reckoning

Confederate Reckoning
  • Author : Stephanie McCurry
  • Publisher : Harvard University Press
  • Release Date : 2012-05-07
  • Total pages : 456
  • ISBN : 0674064216
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Summary : Stephanie McCurry tells a very different tale of the Confederate experience. When the grandiosity of Southerners’ national ambitions met the harsh realities of wartime crises, unintended consequences ensued. Although Southern statesmen and generals had built the most powerful slave regime in the Western world, they had excluded the majority of ...

Agriculture and the Confederacy

Agriculture and the Confederacy
  • Author : R. Douglas Hurt
  • Publisher : UNC Press Books
  • Release Date : 2015-03-02
  • Total pages : 364
  • ISBN : 0674064216
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Summary : In this comprehensive history, R. Douglas Hurt traces the decline and fall of agriculture in the Confederate States of America. The backbone of the southern economy, agriculture was a source of power that southerners believed would ensure their independence. But, season by season and year by year, Hurt convincingly shows ...

Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory

Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory
  • Author : Steven L. Dundas
  • Publisher : U of Nebraska Press
  • Release Date : 2022
  • Total pages : 419
  • ISBN : 0674064216
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Summary : Steven L. Dundas tells the epic story of how religion and racial ideology influenced slavery, emancipation, reconstruction, Jim Crow, and today's struggles for civil rights....

Confederate Reckoning

Confederate Reckoning
  • Author : Stephanie McCurry
  • Publisher : Harvard University Press
  • Release Date : 2012-05-07
  • Total pages : 456
  • ISBN : 0674064216
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Summary : Stephanie McCurry tells a very different tale of the Confederate experience. When the grandiosity of Southerners’ national ambitions met the harsh realities of wartime crises, unintended consequences ensued. Although Southern statesmen and generals had built the most powerful slave regime in the Western world, they had excluded the majority of ...

Worth a Dozen Men

Worth a Dozen Men
  • Author : Libra R. Hilde
  • Publisher : University of Virginia Press
  • Release Date : 2012-03-29
  • Total pages : 328
  • ISBN : 0674064216
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Summary : In antebellum society, women were regarded as ideal nurses because of their sympathetic natures. However, they were expected to exercise their talents only in the home; nursing strange men in hospitals was considered inappropriate, if not indecent. Nevertheless, in defiance of tradition, Confederate women set up hospitals early in the ...

The Loyal Republic

The Loyal Republic
  • Author : Erik Mathisen
  • Publisher : UNC Press Books
  • Release Date : 2018-03-13
  • Total pages : 240
  • ISBN : 0674064216
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Summary : This is the story of how Americans attempted to define what it meant to be a citizen of the United States, at a moment of fracture in the republic's history. As Erik Mathisen demonstrates, prior to the Civil War, American national citizenship amounted to little more than a vague bundle ...

Exploring the American Civil War Through 50 Historic Treasures

Exploring the American Civil War Through 50 Historic Treasures
  • Author : Julie L Holcomb
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2021-05-15
  • Total pages : 344
  • ISBN : 0674064216
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Summary : "This book will deploy a wide range of material culture objects, artwork, and landscapes to the tell the story of the American Civil War. The objects will document the war's history from its beginnings in the fierce debates over slavery through its legacy, including recent debates about Confederate monuments"--...

These Truths A History of the United States

These Truths  A History of the United States
  • Author : Jill Lepore
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release Date : 2018-09-18
  • Total pages : 960
  • ISBN : 0674064216
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Summary : New York Times Bestseller In the most ambitious one-volume American history in decades, award-winning historian and New Yorker writer Jill Lepore offers a magisterial account of the origins and rise of a divided nation, an urgently needed reckoning with the beauty and tragedy of American history. Written in elegiac prose, ...

American Empire

American Empire
  • Author : A. G. Hopkins
  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Release Date : 2018-02-20
  • Total pages : 1008
  • ISBN : 0674064216
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Summary : A new history of the United States that turns American exceptionalism on its head American Empire is a panoramic work of scholarship that presents a bold new global perspective on the history of the United States. Drawing on his expertise in economic history and the imperial histories of Britain and ...

America s Forgotten Constitutions

America s Forgotten Constitutions
  • Author : Robert L. Tsai
  • Publisher : Harvard University Press
  • Release Date : 2014-04-29
  • Total pages : 366
  • ISBN : 0674064216
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Summary : Robert Tsai's history invites readers into the circle of defiant groups who refused to accept the Constitution's definition of who "We the People" are and how their authority should be exercised. It is the story of America as told by dissenters: squatters, Native Americans, abolitionists, socialists, internationalists, and racial nationalists....

The Limits of Loyalty

The Limits of Loyalty
  • Author : Jarret Ruminski
  • Publisher : Univ. Press of Mississippi
  • Release Date : 2017-09-15
  • Total pages : 298
  • ISBN : 0674064216
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Summary : Jarret Ruminski examines ordinary lives in Confederate-controlled Mississippi to show how military occupation and the ravages of war tested the meaning of loyalty during America's greatest rift. The extent of southern loyalty to the Confederate States of America has remained a subject of historical contention that has resulted in two ...

Don t Hurry Me Down to Hades

Don   t Hurry Me Down to Hades
  • Author : Susannah Ural
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2013-10-20
  • Total pages : 292
  • ISBN : 0674064216
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Summary : Acclaimed Civil War historian Susannah Ural brings a unique and fresh insight into the war, delving into the historical archives, in particular the untapped resources of the Gilder Lehrmann Institute. Her consummate narrative draws together these different personal recollections to create a textured, detailed portrait of a nation at war ...

The Oxford Handbook of American Women s and Gender History

The Oxford Handbook of American Women s and Gender History
  • Author : Ellen Hartigan-O'Connor,Lisa G. Materson
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2018-09-04
  • Total pages : 640
  • ISBN : 0674064216
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Summary : From the first European encounters with Native American women to today's crisis of sexual assault, The Oxford Handbook of American Women's and Gender History boldly interprets the diverse history of women and how ideas about gender shaped their access to political and cultural power in North America. Over twenty-nine chapters, ...

I Remain Yours

I Remain Yours
  • Author : Christopher Hager
  • Publisher : Harvard University Press
  • Release Date : 2018-01-08
  • Total pages : 360
  • ISBN : 0674064216
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Summary : For men in the Union and Confederate armies and their families at home, letter writing was the sole means to communicate. Taking pen to paper was a new and daunting task, but Christopher Hager shows how ordinary people made writing their own, and how they in turn transformed the culture ...

Living Hell

Living Hell
  • Author : Michael C. C. Adams
  • Publisher : Johns Hopkins University Press
  • Release Date : 2016-09-15
  • Total pages : 304
  • ISBN : 0674064216
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Summary : Surrounding the war with an aura of nostalgia both fosters the delusion that war can cure our social ills and makes us strong again, and weakens confidence in our ability to act effectively in our own time."—Journal of Military History...