The University of North Carolina Press and the George and Ann Richards Civil War Era Center at the Pennsylvania State University are pleased to Publish The Journal of the Civil War Era. William Blair, of the Pennsylvania State University, serves as founding editor.
Table of Contents for this issue, Volume One, Number Two:
volume 1, number 2 June 2011
Table of Contents
a. kristen foster
"We Are Men!": Frederick Douglass and the Fault Lines of Gendered Citizenship
kathryn s. meier
"No Place for the Sick": Nature's War on Civil War Soldier
Mental and Physical Health in the 1862 Peninsula and Shenandoah Valley Campaigns
brandi c. brimmer
"Her Claim for Pension Is Lawful and Just":
Representing Black Union Widows in Late-Nineteenth Century North Carolina
Partisans, New History, and Modernization:
The Historiography of the Civil War's Causes, 1861–2011
daniel e. sutherland
The Seven O'Clock Lecture
Notes on Contributors
The Journal of the Civil War Era takes advantage of the flowering of research on the many issues raised by the sectional crisis, war, Reconstruction, and memory of the conflict, while bringing fresh understanding to the struggles that defined the period, and by extension, the course of American history in the nineteenth century.
William Blair is professor of U.S. history and director of the George and Ann Richards Civil War Era Center at the Pennsylvania State University. He is author of Cities of the Dead: Contesting the Memory of the Civil War in the South (UNC Press).