Routes of War: The World of Movement in the Confederate South

Routes of War: The World of Movement in the Confederate South

by Yael A. Sternhell
     
 

The Civil War thrust millions of men and women—rich and poor, soldiers and civilians, enslaved and free—onto the roads of the South. During four years of war, southerners lived on the move. In the hands of Sternhell, movement becomes a radically new means to perceive the full trajectory of the Confederacy’s rise, struggle, and ultimate defeat.See more details below

Overview

The Civil War thrust millions of men and women—rich and poor, soldiers and civilians, enslaved and free—onto the roads of the South. During four years of war, southerners lived on the move. In the hands of Sternhell, movement becomes a radically new means to perceive the full trajectory of the Confederacy’s rise, struggle, and ultimate defeat.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674064423
Publisher:
Harvard
Publication date:
04/16/2012
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

List of Maps ix

Prologue: Murders and Movements 1

1 Nation Building on the Road 12

2 Armies on the March and the Languages of Motion 44

3 Southerners on the Run 93

4 Dissolution in Motion: The End of the Confederacy 155

Epilogue: Memory and Movement 195

Notes 207

Acknowledgments 251

Index 255

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