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 1, number 4: december 2011
rachel a. shelden
Messmates' Union: Friendship, Politics, and Living Arrangements in the Capital City, 1845–1861
"The Vital Element of the Republican Party": Antislavery, Nativism, and Abraham Lincoln
james l. huston
The Illinois Political Realignment of 1844–1860: Revisiting the Analysis
lyde cullen sizer
Mapping the Spaces of Women's Civil War History
brian kelly & john w. white
The After Slavery Website: A New Online Resource for Teaching U.S. Slave Emancipation
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).