The Resource Deserter country: : Civil War opposition in the Pennsylvania Appalachians, Robert M. Sandow, (ebook)

Deserter country: : Civil War opposition in the Pennsylvania Appalachians, Robert M. Sandow, (ebook)

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Deserter country: : Civil War opposition in the Pennsylvania Appalachians
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Civil War opposition in the Pennsylvania Appalachians
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Robert M. Sandow
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eng
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During the Civil War, there were throughout the Union explosions of resistance to the war -from the deadly Draft Riots in New York City to other, less well-known outbreaks. In Deserter Country, Robert Sandow explores one of these least known "inner civil wars", the widespread, sometimes violent opposition in the Appalachian lumber country of Pennsylvania. Sparsely settled, these mountains were home to divided communities that provided safe-haven for opponents of the war. The dissent of mountain folk reflected their own marginality in the face of rapidly increasing exploitation of timber resources by big firms, as well as partisan debates over loyalty. One of the few studies of the northern Appalachians, this book draws revealing parallels to the War in the southern mountains, exploring the roots of rural protest in frontier development, the market economy, military policy, partisan debate, and everyday resistance. Sandow also sheds new light on the party politics of rural resistance, rejecting easy depictions of war-opponents as traitors and malcontents for a more nuanced and complicated study of the class, economic upheaval, and localism
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Midwest
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Sandow, Robert M
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973.7/12097487
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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The North's Civil War
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  • Pennsylvania
  • Pennsylvania
  • Appalachians (People)
  • Appalachians (People)
  • United States
  • United States
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adult
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Deserter country: : Civil War opposition in the Pennsylvania Appalachians, Robert M. Sandow, (ebook)
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9780823230532
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MWT11827847
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11827847
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Deserter country: : Civil War opposition in the Pennsylvania Appalachians, Robert M. Sandow, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780823230532
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11827847
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11827847
System control number
MWT11827847
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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