Southern Families at War
Loyalty and Conflict in the Civil War South
Edited by Catherine Clinton
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Southern Families at War by Catherine Clinton
Book DescriptionWhether it was planter patriarchs struggling to maintain authority, or Jewish families coerced by Christian evangelicalism, or wives and mothers left behind to care for slaves and children, the Civil War took a terrible toll. From the bustling sidewalks of Richmond to the parched plains of the Texas frontier, from the rich Alabama black belt to the Tennessee woodlands, no corner of the South went unscathed. Through the prism of the southern family, this volume of twelve original essays provides fresh insights into this watershed in American history.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780195136838
(215mm x 145mm x 24mm)
Imprint: Oxford University Press Inc
Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
Publish Date: 24-Aug-2000
Country of Publication: United States
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Harriet Tubman, Paperback (January 2005)» View all books by Catherine Clinton
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Author Biography - Catherine Clinton
Catherine Clinton is a historian of southern history, women's history, and the American Civil War. She is currently Weissman Visiting Professor of History, Baruch College, City University of New York.
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