The Resource Civil War places : seeing the conflict through the eyes of its leading historians, (ebook)

Civil War places : seeing the conflict through the eyes of its leading historians, (ebook)

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Civil War places : seeing the conflict through the eyes of its leading historians
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Civil War places
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seeing the conflict through the eyes of its leading historians
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eng
Summary
Much has been written about place and Civil War memory, but how do we personally remember and commemorate this part of our collective past? How do battlefields and other historic places help us understand our own history? What kinds of places are worth remembering and why? In this collection of essays, some of the most esteemed historians of the Civil War select a single meaningful place related to the war and narrate its significance. Included here are meditations on a wide assortment of places--Devil's Den at Gettysburg, Hollywood Cemetery in Richmond, the statue of William T. Sherman in New York's Central Park, Burnside Bridge at Antietam, the McLean House in Appomattox, and more. Paired with a contemporary photograph commissioned specifically for this book, each essay offers an unusual and accessible glimpse into how historians think about their subjects.In addition to the editors, contributors include Edward L. Ayers, Stephen Berry, William A. Blair, David W. Blight, Peter S. Carmichael, Frances M. Clarke, Catherine Clinton, Stephen Cushman, Stephen D. Engle, Drew Gilpin Faust, Sarah E. Gardner, Judith Giesberg, Lesley J. Gordon, A. Wilson Greene, Caroline E. Janney, Jacqueline Jones, Ari Kelman, James Marten, Carol Reardon, Aaron Sheehan-Dean, Brenda E. Stevenson, Elizabeth R. Varon, and Joan Waugh
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Midwest
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973.7
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non fiction
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adult
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Civil War places : seeing the conflict through the eyes of its leading historians, (ebook)
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multicolored
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txt
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1 online resource
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9781469649542
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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MWT12317039
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MWT12317039
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Label
Civil War places : seeing the conflict through the eyes of its leading historians, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781469649542
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12317039
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
MWT12317039
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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