Life in Civil War America

Life in Civil War America

by Michael J. Varhola
     
 

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The Civil War is a fascinating time period in American history. Life in Civil War America, 2nd Edition provides readers with fast facts and statistics about the 1860s from military life to civilian life in both the North and South.

Topics covered include:

  • social and economic realities of daily life
  • common slang and idioms
  • diets

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Overview

The Civil War is a fascinating time period in American history. Life in Civil War America, 2nd Edition provides readers with fast facts and statistics about the 1860s from military life to civilian life in both the North and South.

Topics covered include:

  • social and economic realities of daily life
  • common slang and idioms
  • diets of the era, including recipes, food preparation and the impact of shortages and inflation on rations
  • civilian dress, military dress, and technology of the time.
The book focuses on the era, not just the events of the war. Period illustrations and photos further illuminate the era.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781440310867
Publisher:
F+W Media
Publication date:
02/27/2011
Pages:
320
Sales rank:
763,357
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

Michael J. Varhola is an author, editor, and lecturer who specializes in non-fiction and travel-related subjects. His books include Everyday Life During the Civil War (Writer's Digest Books, 1999) and Fire and Ice: The Korean War, 1950–1953 (Savas Publishing, 2000). He is the founder and publisher of game development company Skirmisher Publishing LLC. Varhola studied in Denver and Paris before earning a degree in journalism from the University of Maryland, College Park.

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