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Reconstructing the National Body: Masculinity, Disability and Race in the American Civil War1: SARAH TRYPHENA PHILLIPS LECTURE IN AMERICAN HISTORY

SUSAN-MARY GRANT

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 154, 2007 Lectures

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264355
eISBN:
9780191734052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264355.003.0010
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This lecture presents the text of the speech about masculinity, disability, and race in the American Civil War delivered by the author at the 2007 Sarah Tryphena Phillips Lecture in American History ... More


 The Civil War: Redeemer President and Warrior Prophet: Abraham Lincoln, William T. Sherman, and Evangelical Protestantism

Wayne Wei‐siang Hsieh

in Prophesies of Godlessness: Predictions of America's Iminent Secularization from the Puritans to Postmodernity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195342536
eISBN:
9780199867042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342536.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses the relationship between evangelical Protestantism and the American Civil War through the lives of Abraham Lincoln and William T. Sherman. The jeremiad script of evangelical ... More


No Party Now: Politics in the Civil War North

Adam I. P. Smith

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195188653
eISBN:
9780199868346
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195188653.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

During the Civil War, Northerners fought each other in elections with almost as much zeal as they fought Southern rebels on the battlefield. Yet politicians and voters alike claimed that partisanship ... More


The Arcs of Modernism: Geography as Allegory

Paul Giles

in The Global Remapping of American Literature

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691136134
eISBN:
9781400836512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691136134.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines how the lineaments of U.S. national identity were shaped and consolidated by three wars over a span of eighty years: the American Civil War, World War I, and World War II. It ... More


Shifting Grounds: Nationalism and the American South, 1848–1865

Paul Quigley

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199735488
eISBN:
9780199918584
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735488.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Between 1848 and 1865 white southerners felt the grounds of nationhood shift beneath their feet. The regional conflict over slavery that culminated in the American Civil War forced them to confront ... More


“Without Counting the Cost”

Judith N. McArthur and Orville Vernon Burton

in “A Gentleman and an Officer”: A Military and Social History of James B. Griffin's Civil War

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195093124
eISBN:
9780199853915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195093124.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about the wartime letters sent by James B. Griffin to his family during the American Civil War. Griffin was a wealthy plantation owner in ... More


Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 154, 2007 Lectures

Ron Johnston (ed.)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264355
eISBN:
9780191734052
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264355.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This volume of the Proceedings of the British Academy contains seventeen lectures delivered at the British Academy in 2007. Subject matter ranges from commemoration of the American Civil War, to an ... More


Chasing Dirt: The American Pursuit of Cleanliness

Suellen Hoy

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195111286
eISBN:
9780199854011
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195111286.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Americans in the early 19th century were, as one foreign traveler bluntly put it, “filthy, bordering on the beastly.” Yet gradually this changed, and today Americans are known for their obsession ... More


The American Civil War

Williamson Murray

in The Practice of Strategy: From Alexander the Great to the Present

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199608638
eISBN:
9780191731754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608638.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 9 focuses on the relationship between the evolving grand strategy and military strategy in the American Civil War (1861–5). Williamson Murray emphasizes the symbiotic relationship between ... More


American Government in Ireland, 1790-1913: A History of the US Consular Service

Bernadette Whelan

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719083013
eISBN:
9781781703281
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083013.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This book reconstructs American consular activity in Ireland from 1790 to 1913 and elucidates the interconnectedness of America's foreign interests, Irish nationalism and British imperialism. Its ... More


“That is the last speech he will ever make”: The Antebellum Racial Alliances

Desmond S. King and Rogers M. Smith

in Still a House Divided: Race and Politics in Obama's America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691142630
eISBN:
9781400839766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691142630.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter discusses the formation of political alliances centered on differences over racial politics in antebellum America. Even before there was a Constitution, there were pro-slavery and ... More


“Cosa de Cuba!”: American Literary Travels, Empire, and the Contract Coolie

Edlie L. Wong

in Racial Reconstruction: Black Inclusion, Chinese Exclusion, and the Fictions of Citizenship

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781479868001
eISBN:
9781479899043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479868001.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Chapter 1 mines an under-examined archive of American travelogues to Cuba to explore the emergence of Chinese “cooliesm” as a transatlantic racial formation enmeshed in the geopolitics of U.S. Empire ... More


The Presidential Difference in the Civil War Era

Fred I. Greenstein and Dale Anderson

in Presidents and the Dissolution of the Union: Leadership Style from Polk to Lincoln

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151991
eISBN:
9781400846412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151991.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter first sets out the book's purpose, which is to use the period from the Mexican–American War to the Civil War (1846–1865) as a stage to assess the strengths and weaknesses of six American ... More


Introduction

Quigley Paul

in Shifting Grounds: Nationalism and the American South, 1848–1865

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199735488
eISBN:
9780199918584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735488.003.0000
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

White southerners experienced a crisis of nationalism during the era of the American Civil War. This introduction raises the problems of national identity and citizenship that southerners confronted; ... More


Union Combined Operations in the Civil War

Craig L. Symonds (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823232864
eISBN:
9780823240777
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823232864.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Despite a wealth of books on the campaigns of the American Civil War, the subject of combined or joint operations has been largely neglected. This revealing book offers ten case studies of combined ... More


Introduction: Before Korn: A Century of Jewish Historical Writing about the American Civil War

Adam Mendelsohn

in Jews and the Civil War: A Reader

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814740910
eISBN:
9780814786796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814740910.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This introduction traces the origin and evolution of the earlier literature on Jews and the Civil War and considers the possible reasons why a number of factually incorrect but attractive ideas about ... More


America's Joan of Arc: The Life of Anna Elizabeth Dickinson

J. Matthew Gallman

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195161458
eISBN:
9780199788798
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195161458.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

One of the most celebrated women of her time, Anna Elizabeth Dickinson was a charismatic orator, writer, and actress, who rose to fame during the Civil War and remained in the public eye for the next ... More


The Idea of America

Lindsey Flewelling

in Two Irelands Beyond the Sea: Ulster Unionism and America, 1880-1920

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786940452
eISBN:
9781789629361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786940452.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The United States played a significant role in unionist political thought and rhetoric throughout the Home Rule era. Ulster unionists used American examples to emphasize the need to maintain unity ... More


So Conceived and So Dedicated: Intellectual Life in the Civil War Era North

Lorien Foote and Kanisorn Wongsrichanalai (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823264476
eISBN:
9780823266609
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823264476.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This edited collection of essays brings together the work of senior and junior scholars to demonstrate how social and cultural tools complement intellectual history. George Fredrickson’s pioneering ... More


Charles Wolfe, “The Burial of Sir John Moore after Corunna”

Catherine Robson

in Heart Beats: Everyday Life and the Memorized Poem

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691119366
eISBN:
9781400845156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691119366.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter resurrects “The Burial of Sir John Moore after Corunna.” Charles Wolfe's poem, a reimagining of the hasty interment of a fallen general after one of the land battles in the Napoleonic ... More


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