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. * Contains an extensive selection of writings and illustrations on the American Civil War * Reflects society and culture as well as the politics and key battles of the Civil War * Reproduces and links primary and secondary sources to encourage exploration of the material * Includes editorial introductions and study questions to aid understanding
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(245mm x 171mm x 34mm)
Blackwell Publishing Ltd
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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.