THE BATTLEFIELD AND BEYOND: Essays on the American Civil War…

THE BATTLEFIELD AND BEYOND: Essays on the American Civil War . by Jewett, Clayton E., editor. < >

THE BATTLEFIELD AND BEYOND: Essays on the American Civil War .

Edition: First printing.

Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, (2012) dj. Hardcover first edition - A collection of essays which "shed new light on the defining issues of the Civil War era. Orville Vernon Burton, Leonne M. Hudson, and Daniel E. Sutherland delve into the master-slave relationship, the role of blacks in the army, and the nature of southern violence. Herman Hattaway, Paul D. Escott, and Judith F. Gentry offer innovative perspectives on the influential leadership of President Jefferson Davis, Lieutenant-General Stephen D. Lee, and General Edmund Kirby Smith. Other contributors consider politicians and the public: Michael J. Connolly and Clayton E. Jewett investigate how despotism contributed to Confederate defeat; David E. Kyvig and Alan M. Kraut examine the war's impact on the Constitution and racial relationships with Jews; and Bertram Wyatt-Brown, Kenneth Nivison, and Emory M. Thomas discuss the critical function of memory in our understanding of Lincoln's assassination. The essays . . expose our nation's continuing struggles with race, individual rights, terrorism, and the economy.. . 150 years after the nation's most defining conflict its consequences still resonate." A title in the series "Conflicting Worlds: New Dimensions of the American Civil War" under the editorship of T. Michael Parrish. Notes at the end of each selection and notes on contributors. 341 pp. ISBN: 978-0807143551.

Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)

Book ID: 62340
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