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Reconfiguring the Union : Civil War transformations

Author: Iwan W Morgan; Philip Davies
Publisher: New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013. ©2013
Series: Studies of the Americas.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From the perspective of the North, the Civil War began as a war to restore the Union and ended as a war to make a more perfect Union. The Civil War not only changed the moral meaning of the Union, it changed what the Union stood for in political, economic, and transnational terms. This volume examines the transformations the Civil War brought to the American Union as a politico-constitutional, social, and economic  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Iwan W Morgan; Philip Davies
ISBN: 9781137336477 1137336471
OCLC Number: 828626832
Description: xii, 228 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Reconfiguring the Union : a long history of civil war transformations / Iwan Morgan --
Lincoln and emancipation : the lessons of the letter to Horace Greeley / Richard Carwardine --
Conservatism, transformation, and the war for the Union / Adam I.P. Smith --
Freedpeople, politics, and the state in Civil War America / Erik Mathisen --
The military significance of the 1864 presidential election / Brian Holden Reid --
'In union there is strength' : city-building and nation-building in civil-war era Philadelphia, 1844-1865 / Andrew Heath --
'There will be blood' : the Civil War and the birth of the oil industry / Matthew Shaw --
'Faugh a ballagh!' (clear the way) : the Irish and the American Civil War / David T. Gleason --
Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation : a propaganda tool for the enemy / Amanda Foreman --
Ordeal of the Union : Alan Nevins, the Civil War centennial, and the civil rights struggles of the 1960s / Robert Cook --
Glory, glory : Hollywood's consensus memory of the Civil War / Jenny Barrett.
Series Title: Studies of the Americas.
Responsibility: edited by Iwan W. Morgan and Philip John Davies.

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From the perspective of the North, the Civil War began as a war to restore the Union and ended as a war to make a more perfect Union. The Civil War not only changed the moral meaning of the Union, it  Read more...

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