Description - The Civil War by Lyde Cullen-Sizer
There is an extraordinary range of material in this anthology, from Lincoln's Gettysburg address to a contemporary account of a visit from the Ku Klux Klan. The primary sources reproduced are both visual and written, and the secondary materials present a remarkable breadth and quality of relevant scholarship. It contains an extensive 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 reproduces and links primary and secondary sources to encourage exploration of the material. It includes editorial introductions and study questions to aid understanding.
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(254mm x 177mm x 39mm)
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Author Biography - Lyde Cullen-Sizer
Lyde Cullen Sizer is Associate Professor of History at Sarah Lawrence College. She is the author of The Political Work of American Women Writers and the Civil War, 1850-1872 (2000). Jim Cullen teaches at the Ethical Culture Fieldston School in New York City. He is the author of The Civil War in Popular Culture: A Reusable Past (1995) and The American Dream: A Short History of an Idea that Shaped a Nation (2003), among other books. He is also the creator of a website, American History for Cynical Beginners: www.ecfs.org/projects/jcullen.