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Wars within a War

Controversy and Conflict Over the American Civil War

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This is a sampler of the best scholarship on the Civil War and its memory.The twelve essays in ""Wars within a War"" explore the internal stresses that posed serious challenges to the viability of the opposing sides in the Civil War as well as some of the ways in which wartime disputes and cultural fissures carried over into the postwar years and beyond.Comprised of contributions from leading scholars, this volume extends the discussion of controversies far past the death of the Confederacy in the spring of 1865. The contributors address, among other topics, Walt Whitman's poetry, the handling of the Union and Confederate dead, the treatment of disabled and destitute northern veterans, Ulysses S. Grant's imposing tomb, and Hollywood's long relationship with the Lost Cause narrative.Reflecting a variety of approaches and methodologies, these essays provide a starting point for anyone interested in how Americans have argued about the prosecution, meaning, and memory of the war.

Author Biography

JOAN WAUGH is professor of history at the University of California, Los Angeles and coeditor of the award-winning The Memory of the Civil War in American Culture (UNC Press). GARY W. GALLAGHER is John L. Nau III Professor in the History of the American Civil War at the University of Virginia. His most recent book is Causes Won, Lost, and Forgotten: How Hollywood and Popular Art Shape What We Know about the Civil War (UNC Press).
Release date Australia
November 15th, 2009
Country of Publication
United States
Illustrations
black & white illustrations
Imprint
The University of North Carolina Press
Pages
640
Dimensions
178x254x32
ISBN-13
9780807866047
Product ID
3999378

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