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The Routledge Companion to the American Civil War Era

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Beschreibung

Beschreibung

The American Civil War era continues to fascinate and in this essential reference guide to the period, Hugh Tulloch examines the war itself, alongside political, constitutional, social, economic, literary and religious developments and trends that informed and were formed by the turbulent events that took place during American's nineteenth century. Including a compendium of information through timelines, chronologies, bibliographies, and guides to sources, key themes examined here are:

* Emancipation and the quest for racial justice

* Abolitionism and debates regarding freedom versus slavery

* The Confederacy and Reconstruction

* Civil war military strategy

* Industry and agriculture

* Presidential elections and party politics

* Cultural and intellectual developments

The "Routledge Companion to the" "American Civil War" provides a complete guide to this vital period in US history.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Introduction Part 1: Chronological Table Historiography/Historians Part 2: Founding Documents Politics. Social and Economic Factors. Military Strategy. Primary Documents Part 3: Biographies Glossary. Annotated Bibliography and Websites

Portrait

Hugh Tulloch was Senior Lecturer in American History at Bristol University from 1971-2003. He is author of James Bryce's American Commonwealth (1988), Six British Travellers to the United States, 1919-20 (2000) and The Debate on the American Civil War (2000).

Pressestimmen

'This latest title fully measures up to the high standard claimed for the Routledge Companions to History series ... Tulloch combines a comprehensive and critical approach within the resrticed space at his disposal.' Reference Reviews 'The author would not claim to have written the definitive guide to the war but has provided a really useful reference tool for use by pupils and staff. A copy for the departmental library is essential!' History Teaching Review
EAN: 9780415229531
ISBN: 0415229537
Untertitel: 'Routledge Companions to Histor'. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: ROUTLEDGE CHAPMAN HALL
Erscheinungsdatum: Juni 2006
Seitenanzahl: 187 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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