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New Bedford's Civil War

Earl Mulderink, III

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823243341
eISBN:
9780823243389
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823243341.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This book examines the social, political, economic, and military history of New Bedford, Massachusetts, in the nineteenth century, with a focus on the Civil War homefront from 1861 to 1865 and on the ... More


The Demise of Chronology

Jed Z. Buchwald and Mordechai Feingold

in Newton and the Origin of Civilization

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691154787
eISBN:
9781400845187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691154787.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter continues the discussion of critique’s of Isaac Newton’s The Chronology of Ancient Kingdoms. Among these was by Arthur Bedford, whose main objection to Newton’s work, even more than its ... More


Pretending 1

J. L. Austin, J. O. Urmson, and G. J. Warnock

in Philosophical Papers

Published in print:
1979
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780192830210
eISBN:
9780191597039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019283021X.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

Addresses Bedford’s attack on appeals to introspection in the identification of emotions, which lead him to raise the question of how to draw the line between genuine and pretended anger. Austin ... More


Community Violence: Two Case-Studies

Philippa C. Maddern

in Violence and Social Order: East Anglia 1422-1442

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202356
eISBN:
9780191675287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202356.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Social History

The chapter looks at some more cases of alleged violence which came to the King's Bench from East Anglia. No analysis of law and violence in 15th-century East Anglia can be complete without a study ... More


The Patriots’ Prophetess 1736–1741

FRANCES HARRIS

in A Passion for Government: The Life of Sarah, Duchess of Marlborough

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202240
eISBN:
9780191675232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202240.003.0022
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Although Sarah had declared several times earlier that she would be nearing her death because of her old age, disputes that came about with her grandchildren seemed to have persisted. Because nothing ... More


Carved in Stone: Stone Smoking Pipes at Historic Sites in Central Virginia

Lori Lee

in Jefferson's Poplar Forest: Unearthing a Virginia Plantation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813039886
eISBN:
9780813043807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813039886.003.0007
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter introduces an important assemblage of handcrafted stone tobacco pipes found within early- to mid-nineteenth-century contexts associated with enslaved households at Poplar Forest and ... More


Educating Women

Rosemary Ashton

in Victorian Bloomsbury

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300154474
eISBN:
9780300154481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300154474.003.0009
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the history of women's education in Great Britain. It explains that long-term Bloomsbury resident Elisabeth Jesser Reid inaugurated higher education for women in Britain with ... More


“The Great Hope for the Future”: New Bedford in the Postbellum Era

Earl F. Mulderink III

in New Bedford's Civil War

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823243341
eISBN:
9780823243389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823243341.003.0010
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the broader context of economic development in New Bedford after the Civil War. By the end of the nineteenth century, New Bedford would become more like Lowell than Nantucket, ... More


“On the Altar of Our Common Country”: Contested Commemorations of the Civil War

Earl F. Mulderink III

in New Bedford's Civil War

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823243341
eISBN:
9780823243389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823243341.003.0011
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines efforts by New Bedford's white and black communities to shape local and national memories of the Civil War. Americans' “memory work” through the late nineteenth century ... More


Introduction

Earl F. Mulderink III

in New Bedford's Civil War

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823243341
eISBN:
9780823243389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823243341.003.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

When the Civil War erupted in 1861, New Bedford stood as the world's whaling “capital” and was home to one of the North's most significant and sizeable black communities. This book explores New ... More


“A Burning and Shining Light”: Prosperity and Enlightened Governance in Antebellum New Bedford

Earl F. Mulderink III

in New Bedford's Civil War

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823243341
eISBN:
9780823243389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823243341.003.0002
Subject:
History, Military History

New Bedford was widely known in the antebellum era for its whaling, wealth, and staunch antislavery environment. At mid-century, the recently incorporated city of New Bedford enjoyed prosperity ... More


“The Nearest Approach to Freedom and Equality”: African Americans in Antebellum New Bedford

Earl F. Mulderink III

in New Bedford's Civil War

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823243341
eISBN:
9780823243389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823243341.003.0003
Subject:
History, Military History

The former fugitive slave Frederick Douglass recalled that his one-time home of New Bedford had offered the “nearest approach to freedom and equality that [he] had ever seen.” Its magnetic pull for ... More


“Suppression of an Unholy Rebellion”: Wartime Mobilization on the Home Front

Earl F. Mulderink III

in New Bedford's Civil War

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823243341
eISBN:
9780823243389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823243341.003.0004
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the start of the Civil War and mobilization on the home front, in which whites and blacks in New Bedford quickly prepared for war. Despite earnest offers from the city's African ... More


“Citizen-Soldiers of Massachusetts”: New Bedford's Volunteers in the Civil War

Earl F. Mulderink III

in New Bedford's Civil War

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823243341
eISBN:
9780823243389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823243341.003.0005
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter focuses on volunteers who fought for New Bedford in the Civil War while representing their home, state, and country. These men were known as “citizen-soldiers,” the predominantly white ... More


“Boys, I Only Did My Duty”: New Bedford's Black Soldiers in the Fifty-Fourth Massachusetts

Earl F. Mulderink III

in New Bedford's Civil War

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823243341
eISBN:
9780823243389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823243341.003.0006
Subject:
History, Military History

New Bedford's enlistees in the Fifty-Fourth Massachusetts Infantry Regiment would acquire fame greater than the city's white soldiers as they fought for the Union, for equal pay, and for an end to ... More


“Worthy Recipients”: New Bedford's Black Veterans and the Web of Social Welfare

Earl F. Mulderink III

in New Bedford's Civil War

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823243341
eISBN:
9780823243389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823243341.003.0007
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines black veterans and their families in New Bedford during and after the Civil War as they made claims for full equality. It scrutinizes social welfare practices and payments ... More


“Business is Extremely Dull”: Whaling and Manufacturing in Wartime New Bedford

Earl F. Mulderink III

in New Bedford's Civil War

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823243341
eISBN:
9780823243389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823243341.003.0008
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter explores how the Civil War disrupted New Bedford's maritime economy. Whaling's decline was poignantly illustrated by the sinking of the so-called Stone Fleets in Southern harbors in ... More


“The Position of Our City has Materially Changed”: Public Costs and Municipal Governance During the Civil War

Earl F. Mulderink III

in New Bedford's Civil War

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823243341
eISBN:
9780823243389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823243341.003.0009
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter details efforts by New Bedford's public officials to confront the challenges presented by the Civil War on fiscal management and municipal governance. It examines community debates over ... More


The Roots of the Ku-Klux Klan in Pulaski, Tennessee

Elaine Frantz Parsons

in Ku-Klux: The Birth of the Klan during Reconstruction

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625423
eISBN:
9781469625447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625423.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

The Klan was founded not by southern plantation owners but by politically moderate, fairly cosmopolitan, border-state professionals in Pulaski, Tennessee. These young white men, facing the political, ... More


“Taxation Without Sanitation is Tyranny”: Civil Rights Struggles Over Garbage Collection in Brooklyn, New York, During the Fall of 1962

Clarence Taylor

in Civil Rights in New York City: From World War II to the Giuliani Era

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823232895
eISBN:
9780823240876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823232895.003.0004
Subject:
History, Social History

As the historians Harold Connolly, Clarence Taylor, and Craig Wilder and others have meticulously shown, Bedford-Stuyvesant was a community shaped by two different histories: the hope and optimism of ... More


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