North Fights The Civil War / Edition 1

North Fights The Civil War / Edition 1

by Matthew J. Gallman
     
 

A fresh look at how Northern society mobilized to fight the first great modern war. From Gallman’s analysis of continuity and change, it seems clear that the conflict was not the great watershed in political, economic, and social development that is often supposed. “A concise, readable account....Gallman challenges some conventional wisdom while telling

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A fresh look at how Northern society mobilized to fight the first great modern war. From Gallman’s analysis of continuity and change, it seems clear that the conflict was not the great watershed in political, economic, and social development that is often supposed. “A concise, readable account....Gallman challenges some conventional wisdom while telling an important and dramatic story.” —James M. McPherson. American Ways Series.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781566630504
Publisher:
Dee, Ivan R. Publisher
Publication date:
01/25/1996
Series:
American Ways Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
5.55(w) x 8.57(h) x 0.64(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
1Mobilization5
3Two Nations at War22
3Military and Political Adjustments39
4Manpower Adjustments56
5Emotional and Intellectual Adjustments74
6Economic Adjustments92
7Patriotic Adjustments109
8Racial Adjustments125
9Politics in the Streets141
10Total War in the North?159
11Victory and Its Legacy178
A Note on Sources199
Index205

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