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Home Front: Daily Life in the Civil War North

By: Civil/Brownlee, Peter John

Price: $7.00

Publisher: UNIV OF CHICAGO PR: 7/17/2017

Seller ID: 9780226061856

ISBN: 022606185X

Condition: USED


More than one hundred and fifty years after Confederates fired on Fort Sumter, the Civil War still occupies a prominent place in the national collective memory. Paintings and photographs, plays and movies, novels, poetry, and songs portray the war as a battle over the future of slavery, often focusing on Lincoln's determination to save the Union, or highlighting the brutality of brother fighting brother. Battles and battlefields occupy us, too: Bull Run, Antietam, and Gettysburg all conjure up images of desolate landscapes strewn with war dead. Yet the frontlines were not the only landscapes o... View more info