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Title LinkWars within a war : controversy and conflict over the American Civil War / edited by Joan Waugh & Gary W. Gallagher.
Imprint Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2009.
Description xiii, 292 p. :  ill. ;  25 cm.
Type of Material Book
Series ( Civil War America )
Series ( Civil War America (Series))
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Contents: Women numerous and armed : gender and the politics of subsistence in the Civil War south / Stephanie McCurry -- Friend or foe : Treason and the second confiscation act / William Blair -- My enemies are crushed : McClellan and Lincoln / James M. McPherson -- Profile in leadership : Generalship and resistance in Robert E. Lee’s first month in command of the army of Northern Virginia / Joseph T. Glatthaar -- In your hands that musket means liberty : African American soldiers and the battle of Olustee / J. Matthew Gallman -- With malice toward both : Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis in caricature / Harold Holzer -- Walt Whitman’s real wars / Stephen Cushman -- Hollywood has it both ways : the rise, fall, and reappearance of the lost cause in American film / Gary W. Gallagher -- Battle over the bodies : burying and reburying the Civil War dead, 1865-1871 / Drew Gilpin Faust -- Not a veteran in the poorhouse : Civil War pension and soldiers’ homes / James Marten -- William T. Sherman in postwar Georgia’s collective memory, 1864-1914 / Carol Reardon -- The nation’s greatest hero should rest in the nation’s greatest city / Joan Waugh.
Summary The twelve essays in Wars within a War explore the internals tresses that posed serious challenges to the viability of the opposing sides int eh Civil War as well as some of the way sin which wartime disputes and cultural fissures carried over into the post-war years and beyond. Comprised of contributions form leading scholars, this volume extends the discussion of controversies far past the death of the Confederacy in the spring of 1865. Contributors address, among other topics, Walt Whitman’s poetry, the handling of the Union and Confederate dead, the treatment of disabled and destitute northern veterans, Ulysses S. Grant’s imposing tomb, and Hollywood’s long relationship with the Lost Cause narrative. Reflecting a variety of approaches and methodologies, these essays provide a starting point for anyone interested in how Americans have argued about the prosecution, meaning, and memory of the war.
Conf.Sub. LinkAmerican Civil War (1861-1865)
Subject LinkUnited States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Social aspects.
LinkUnited States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Influence.
LinkSocial conflict -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
LinkSocial conflict -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century.
LinkUnited States -- Social conditions -- To 1865.
LinkUnited States -- Social conditions -- 1865-1918.
LinkConfederate States of America -- Social conditions.
LinkSouthern States -- Social conditions -- 19th century.
LinkWar and society -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
LinkWar and society -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century.
Subject LinkInfluence (Literary, artistic, etc.)
LinkSocial aspects.
LinkSocial conflict.
LinkSocial history.
LinkWar and society.
LinkSouthern States.
LinkUnited States.
LinkUnited States -- Confederate States of America.
Add.Author LinkWaugh, Joan.
LinkGallagher, Gary W.

System Number 000679744
ISBN Link9780807832752 (cloth : alk. paper)
Link0807832758 (cloth : alk. paper)
Link9780807859438 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Link0807859435 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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