Reconfiguring the Union: Civil War Transformations

Reconfiguring the Union: Civil War Transformations


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781137336477
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 08/16/2013
Series: Studies of the Americas
Edition description: 2013
Pages: 228
Product dimensions: 5.70(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Iwan W. Morgan, University College London, UK
Philip John Davies, British Library, UK
Adam Smith, University College London, UK
Richard Carwardine, University of Oxford, UK
Erik Mathisen, University of Portsmouth, UK
Brian Holden Reid, Kings College London., UK
Andrew Heath, University of Sheffield, UK
Matthew Shaw, British Library, UK
David Gleason, Northumbria University, UK
Amanda Foreman, historian, writer, and broadcaster
Robert Cook, University of Sussex, UK
Jenny Barrett, Edge Hill University, UK

Table of Contents

1. The Civil War, Democracy and the Union; Adam Smith 2. Lincoln and Emancipation: The Lessons of the Letter to Horace Greeley; Richard Carwardine 3. Freedpeople, Politics and the State in Civil War America; Erik Mathisen 4. The Military Significance of the 1864 Presidential Election; Brian Holden Reid 5. In Union There is Strength:' City-Building and Nation-Building in Civil-War Era Philadelphia, 1844-1865; Andrew Heath 6. 'There Will be Blood:' The Civil War and the Birth of the Oil Industry; Matthew Shaw 7. Faugh a Ballagh! (Clear the Way): The Irish and the American Civil War; David Gleason 8. Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation and British Views of the Civil War; Amanda Foreman 9. Ordeal of the Union: Alan Nevins, the Civil War Centennial, and the Civil Rights Struggles of the 1960s; Robert Cook 10. Glory, Glory: Hollywood's Consensus Memory of the Civil War; Jenny Barrett

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