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Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era, McPherson James M.

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Автор: McPherson James M.
Название:  Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era   (Джеймс МакФерсон: Крик свободы - это битва. Эра гражданских войн)
Издательство: Oxford Academ
Издательство: Oxford University Press
Война и оборона

ISBN: 019516895X
ISBN-13(EAN): 9780195168952
ISBN: 0-19-516895-X
ISBN-13(EAN): 978-0-19-516895-2
Обложка/Формат: Paperback
Страницы: 909
Вес: 1.021 кг.
Дата издания: 31.10.2003
Язык: ENG
Иллюстрации: Illustrations
Размер: 23.98 x 15.29 x 4.24 cm
Читательская аудитория: Professional & vocational
Поставляется из: США
Описание: Filled with fresh interpretations and information, puncturing old myths and challenging new ones, Battle Cry of Freedom will unquestionably become the standard one-volume history of the Civil War.

James McPhersons fast-paced narrative fully integrates the political, social, and military events that crowded the two decades from the outbreak of one war in Mexico to the ending of another at Appomattox. Packed with drama and analytical insight, the book vividly recounts the momentous episodes that preceded the Civil War--the Dred Scott decision, the Lincoln-Douglas debates, John Browns raid on Harpers Ferry--and then moves into a masterful chronicle of the war itself--the battles, the strategic maneuvering on both sides, the politics, and the personalities. Particularly notable are McPhersons new views on such matters as the slavery expansion issue in the 1850s, the origins of the Republican Party, the causes of secession, internal dissent and anti-war opposition in the North and the South, and the reasons for the Unions victory.

The books title refers to the sentiments that informed both the Northern and Southern views of the conflict: the South seceded in the name of that freedom of self-determination and self-government for which their fathers had fought in 1776, while the North stood fast in defense of the Union founded by those fathers as the bulwark of American liberty. Eventually, the North had to grapple with the underlying cause of the war--slavery--and adopt a policy of emancipation as a second war aim. This new birth of freedom, as Lincoln called it, constitutes the proudest legacy of Americas bloodiest conflict.

This authoritative volume makes sense of that vast and confusing second American Revolution we call the Civil War, a war that transformed a nation and expanded our heritage of liberty.

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Battle Cry of Freedom

Автор: James M. McPherson
Название: Battle Cry of Freedom
ISBN: 0140125183 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780140125184
Издательство: Penguin Books Ltd
Цена: 8450 T
Описание: A history of the American Civil War starting with an account of the years preceding it and its causes. It discusses slavery, the two sides of the war, the international dimension, the position and role of the free blacks and slaves, the end of the war and reconstruction.

Appomattox: Victory, Defeat, and Freedom at the End of the Civil War

Автор: Varon Elizabeth R.
Название: Appomattox: Victory, Defeat, and Freedom at the End of the Civil War
ISBN: 0190217863 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780190217860
Издательство: Oxford Academ
Цена: 9290 T
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Описание: A revisionist narrative of Appomattox, the surrender of the Confederacy to the Union, published on the 150th anniversary of the event that ended the Civil War.

Searching For Freedom After The Civil War

Автор: Hubbs
Название: Searching For Freedom After The Civil War
ISBN: 0817318607 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780817318604
Издательство: Eurospan
Цена: 27160 T
Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Описание: Searching for Freedom after the Civil War: Klansman, Carpetbagger, Scala­wag, and Freedman examines the life stories and perspectives about freedom of four figures depicted in an infamous Reconstruction-era political cartoon.In Searching for Freedom after the Civil War: Klansman, Carpetbag­ger, Scalawag, and Freedman, G. Ward Hubbs uses a stark and iconic political cartoon to illuminate post-war conflicts over the meaning of freedom in the American South.The cartoon first appeared in the Tuskaloosa Independent Monitor, helmed by local Ku Klux Klan boss Ryland Randolph, as a swagger­ing threat aimed at three individuals. Hanged from an oak branch clutching a carpetbag marked “OHIO” is the Reverend Arad S. Lakin, the Northern-born incoming president of the University of Alabama. Swinging from another noose is Dr. Noah B. Cloud—agricultural reformer, superintendent of education, and deemed by Randolph a “scalawag” for joining Alabama’s reformed state government. The accompanying caption, penned in purple prose, similarly threatens Shandy Jones, a politically active local man of colour.Using a dynamic and unprecedented approach that interprets the same events through four points of view, Hubbs artfully unpacks nu­merous layers of meaning behind this brutal two-dimensional image.The four men associated with the cartoon—Randolph, Lakin, Cloud, and Jones—were archetypes of those who were seeking to rebuild a South shattered by war. Hubbs explores these broad archetypes but also delves deeply into the four men’s life stories, writings, speeches, and decisions in order to recreate each one’s complex worldview and quest to live freely. Their lives, but especially their four very different understandings of freedom, help to explain many of the conflicts of the 1860s. The result is an intellectual tour de force.Scholars of the Civil War, Reconstruction, and Southern history will all consider this an important work, and general readers of this highly ac­cessible volume will discover fascinating new insights about life during and after America’s greatest crisis.

Battle Hymns: The Power and Popularity of Music in the Civil War

Автор: McWhirter Christian
Название: Battle Hymns: The Power and Popularity of Music in the Civil War
ISBN: 1469613670 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781469613673
Издательство: Eurospan
Цена: 23280 T
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Описание: Music was everywhere during the Civil War. Tunes could be heard ringing out from parlour pianos, thundering at political rallies, and setting the rhythms of military and domestic life. With literacy still limited, music was an important vehicle for communicating ideas about the war, and it had a lasting impact in the decades that followed. Drawing on an array of published and archival sources, Christian McWhirter analyses the myriad ways music influenced popular culture in the years surrounding the war and discusses its deep resonance for both whites and blacks, South and North. Though published songs of the time have long been catalogued and appreciated, McWhirter is the first to explore what Americans actually said and did with these pieces. By gauging the popularity of the most prominent songs and examining how Americans used them, McWhirter returns music to its central place in American life during the nation's greatest crisis. The result is a portrait of a war fought to music.

The Smell of Battle, the Taste of Siege: A Sensory History of the Civil War

Автор: Smith Mark M.
Название: The Smell of Battle, the Taste of Siege: A Sensory History of the Civil War
ISBN: 0199759987 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780199759989
Издательство: Oxford Academ
Цена: 14860 T
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Описание: The Smell of Battle, the Taste of Siege considers how all five senses-sight, sound, smell, taste, and touch-shaped the course, meaning, and content of the Civil War, and explores the impact of the war`s sensory experience on multiple constituencies, including Confederate and Union soldiers and sailors, southern and northern civilians, women, and slaves.

Civil War Era

Автор: Cullen-Sizer Lyde, Cullen Jim, Lorange Peter,
Название: Civil War Era
ISBN: 1405106913 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781405106917
Издательство: Wiley
Цена: 23640 T
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Описание: Covering the theory of electromagnetic fields in matter, and the theory of macroscopic electric and magnetic properties of matter, this revised edition contains new material, particularly on the theory of the magnetic properties of matter and the theory of optical phenomena. Encourages readers to `listen in` and make sense of the conversations of historians - and to join them by interpreting material related to their arguments. This book features sections beginning with a preface that pulls together secondary and primary sources, and introductions to the primary sources Web that offers further avenues for exploration.

German Immigrants, Race, and Citizenship in the Civil War Era

Автор: Efford
Название: German Immigrants, Race, and Citizenship in the Civil War Era
ISBN: 1107031931 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781107031937
Издательство: Cambridge Academ
Цена: 38410 T
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Описание: This study of Civil War-era politics explores how German immigrants influenced the rise and fall of white Americans' commitment to African-American rights. Intertwining developments in Europe and North America, Alison Clark Efford describes how the presence of naturalized citizens affected the status of former slaves and identifies 1870 as a crucial turning point. That year, the Franco-Prussian War prompted German immigrants to re-evaluate the liberal nationalism underpinning African-American suffrage. Throughout the period, the newcomers' approach to race, ethnicity, gender and political economy shaped American citizenship law.

Storm of Words: Science, Religion, and Evolution in the Civil War Era

Автор: Hampton Monte Harrell
Название: Storm of Words: Science, Religion, and Evolution in the Civil War Era
ISBN: 0817318313 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780817318314
Издательство: Eurospan
Цена: 45920 T
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Описание: Storm of Words is a study of the ways that southern Presbyterians in the wake of the Civil War contended with a host of cultural and theological questions, chief among them developments in natural history and evolution.Southern Presbyterian theologians enjoyed a prominent position in antebellum southern culture. Respected for both their erudition and elite constituency, these theologians identified the southern society as representing a divine, Biblically ordained order. Beginning in the 1840s, however, this facile identification became more difficult to maintain, colliding first with antislavery polemics, then with Confederate defeat and reconstruction, and later with women’s rights, philosophical empiricism, literary criticisms of the Bible, and that most salient symbol of modernity, natural science.As Monte Harrell Hampton shows in Storm of Words, modern science seemed most explicitly to express the rationalistic spirit of the age and threaten the Protestant conviction that science was the faithful “hand-maid” of theology. Southern Presbyterians disposed of some of these threats with ease. Contemporary geology, however, posed thornier problems. Ambivalence over how to respond to geology led to the establishment in 1859 of the Perkins Professorship of Natural Science in Connexion with Revealed Religion at the seminary in Columbia, South Carolina. Installing scientist-theologian James Woodrow in this position, southern Presbyterians expected him to defend their positions.Within twenty-five years, however, their anointed expert held that evolution did not contradict scripture. Indeed, he declared that it was in fact God’s method of creating. The resulting debate was the first extended evolution controversy in American history. It drove a wedge between those tolerant of new exegetical and scientific developments and the majority who opposed such openness. Hampton argues that Woodrow believed he was shoring up the alliance between science and scripture - that a circumscribed form of evolution did no violence to scriptural infallibility. The traditionalists’ view, however, remained interwoven with their identity as defenders of the Lost Cause and guardians of southern culture.The ensuing debate triggered Woodrow’s dismissal. It also capped a modernity crisis experienced by an influential group of southern intellectuals who were grappling with the nature of knowledge, both scientific and religious, and its relationship to culture - a culture attempting to define itself in the shadow of the Civil War and Reconstruction.

Documentary History of the American Civil War Era

Автор: Mackey Thomas C.
Название: Documentary History of the American Civil War Era
ISBN: 1621900053 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781621900054
Издательство: Eurospan
Цена: 49800 T
Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: A Documentary History of the American Civil War Era is the first comprehensive collection of public policy actions, political speeches, and judicial decisions related to the American Civil War. Collectively, the four volumes in this series give scholars, teachers, and students easy access to the full texts of the most important, fundamental documents as well as hard-to-find, rarely published primary sources on this critical period in U.S. history.The first two volumes of the series, Legislative Achievements and Political Arguments, were released last year. The final instalment, Judicial Decisions, is split into two volumes, with this one, Volume 3, spanning from 1857 to 1866. It contains some of the classic judicial decisions of the time such as the 1857 decision in Dred Scott and the 1861 Ex parte Merryman decision. Other decisions are well known to specialists but deserve wider readership and discussion, such as the October 1859 Jefferson County, Virginia, indictment of John Brown and the decision in the 1864 case of political and seditious activity in Ex parte Vallandigham. These judicial voices constitute a lasting and often overlooked aspect of the age of Abraham Lincoln. Mackey’s headnotes and introductory essays situate cases within their historical context and trace their lasting significance. In contrast to the war, these judicial decisions lasted well past their immediate political and legal moment and deserve continued scholarship and scrutiny.This document collection presents the raw “stuff” of the Civil War era so that students, scholars, and interested readers can measure and gauge how that generation met Lincoln’s challenge to “think anew, and act anew.” A Documentary History of the American Civil War Era is an essential acquisition for academic and public libraries in addition to being a valuable resource for courses on the Civil War and Reconstruction, legal history, political history, and nineteenth-century American history.

Civil War Era

Автор: Cullen-Sizer Lyde, Towl Graham, Cullen Jim, Lorang
Название: Civil War Era
ISBN: 1405106905 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781405106900
Издательство: Wiley
Цена: 62050 T
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Описание: From Lincoln`s Gettysburg address to a contemporary account of a visit from the Ku Klux Klan, this title contains a selection of writings and illustrations on the American Civil War. It reflects society and culture as well as the politics and key battles of the Civil War. It also includes introductions and study questions to aid understanding.

The Routledge Encyclopedia of Civil War Era Biographies

Автор: Wright
Название: The Routledge Encyclopedia of Civil War Era Biographies
ISBN: 0415878039 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780415878036
Издательство: Taylor&Francis
Цена: 111960 T
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Описание: Behind the familiar names of the military and political leaders whose names we all know--Lincoln, Davis, Lee, Grant, Sherman, and Jackson, are the people whose lives and hard work defined the Civil War era: abolitionists, slaves, inventors, manufacturers, painters, lawyers, writers, spies, nurses, and preachers. These are the people who helped shape both the war and our ideas about it. The Routledge Encyclopedia of Civil War Era Biographies is a comprehensive collection of articles on roughly 900 individuals from the Civil War era, including people from both the years leading up to the war and the period of Reconstruction that came after. Also included are maps of key battles, a timeline that progresses from President Lincoln's election to the end of the war, and a list of innovations used or developed during the war.

Romantic Reformers and the Antislavery Struggle in the Civil War Era

Автор: Kytle
Название: Romantic Reformers and the Antislavery Struggle in the Civil War Era
ISBN: 1107074592 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781107074590
Издательство: Cambridge Academ
Цена: 47080 T
Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: On the cusp of the American Civil War, a new generation of reformers, including Theodore Parker, Frederick Douglass, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Martin Robison Delany and Thomas Wentworth Higginson, took the lead in the antislavery struggle. Frustrated by political defeats, a more aggressive Slave Power, and the inability of early abolitionists like William Lloyd Garrison to rid the nation of slavery, the New Romantics crafted fresh, often more combative, approaches to the peculiar institution. Contrary to what many scholars have argued, however, they did not reject Romantic reform in the process. Instead, the New Romantics roamed widely through Romantic modes of thought, embracing not only the immediatism and perfectionism pioneered by Garrisonians but also new motifs and doctrines, including sentimentalism, self-culture, martial heroism, Romantic racialism, and Manifest Destiny. This book tells the story of how antebellum America's most important intellectual current, Romanticism, shaped the coming and course of the nation's bloodiest - and most revolutionary - conflict.

Confederate Cities: The Urban South During the Civil War Era

Автор: Slap Andrew L., Towers, Towers Frank
Название: Confederate Cities: The Urban South During the Civil War Era
ISBN: 022630020X ISBN-13(EAN): 9780226300207
Издательство: Wiley
Цена: 13990 T
Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: When we talk about the Civil War, we often describe it in terms of battles that took place in small towns or in the countryside: Antietam, Gettysburg, Bull Run, and, most tellingly, the Battle of the Wilderness. One reason this picture has persisted is that few urban historians have studied the war, even though cities hosted, enabled, and shaped Southern society as much as they did in the North.
Confederate Cities, edited by Andrew L. Slap and Frank Towers, shifts the focus from the agrarian economy that undergirded the South to the cities that served as its political and administrative hubs. The contributors use the lens of the city to examine now-familiar Civil War-era themes, including the scope of the war, secession, gender, emancipation, and war's destruction. This more integrative approach dramatically revises our understanding of slavery's relationship to capitalist economics and cultural modernity. By enabling a more holistic reading of the South, the book speaks to contemporary Civil War scholars and students alike-not least in providing fresh perspectives on a well-studied war.

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