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Refugee Life in the Confederacy

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780807126882
  • Publisher: Louisiana State University Press
  • Publication date: 5/28/2001
  • Edition description: LOUISIANA
  • Pages: 327
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.92 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Mary Elizabeth Massey, now deceased, was head of the history department at Winthrop University in Rock Hill, South Carolina. George C. Rable is the Charles Summersell Professor of Southern History at the University of Alabama and the author of several books, most recently The Confederate Republic.

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Table of Contents

Introduction to the Paperback Edition
I Brought to their own doorsteps 3
II To be or not be a refugee 11
III Half the world is refugeeing 28
IV Clashing carriage wheels and conflicting interests 48
V The fascination of brick and mortar 68
VI Cabined, cribbed, confined 95
VII How many sad hours we have 115
VIII Extremes of generosity and meanness 139
IX The time ... have duties for all 160
X The most enjoyable life 182
XI The rights a general may exercise 204
XII My property and yours 225
XIII The greatest sufferers 242
XIV Such a scene should be painted 263
Notes 283
Bibliography 306
Index 321
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