Lessons of War: The Civil War in Children's Magazines

Lessons of War: The Civil War in Children's Magazines

by James Marten

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ISBN-13: 9781461714477
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 11/01/1998
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 259
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

James Marten is associate professor of history at Marquette University.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction: "The Great Importance of Little Things"
Chapter 2 Chats with Readers "Round the Evening Lamp": Creating a Literary Community
Chapter 3 Patriotism and Perseverance: Oliver Optic's Civil War
Chapter 4 Playgrounds into Paradegrounds: Civil War Children at Play
Chapter 5 The Roll Call of the Brave: Loss and Sacrifice
Chapter 6 "Som Day I Shall Be with You Again": Children and Soldiers
Chapter 7 Home Guards: Virtue and the War Effort
Chapter 8 Times of Wretchedness and Brighter Days: Magazines for Southern Children
Chapter 9 "Joy for the Conquering Right": Mourning and Celebrating the End of the War
Chapter 10 Epilogue: "This Cruel War"

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