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Introduction

Carole Hillenbrand

in Turkish Myth and Muslim Symbol: The Battle of Manzikert

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625727
eISBN:
9780748671359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625727.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The introduction justifies the publication of yet another book on the battle of Manzikert in 1071, described by Runciman as the most decisive disaster in Byzantine history. The chapter summarises ... More


The Memory of Violence: The Lattimer Massacre of 1897

Michael P. Roller

in An Archaeology of Structural Violence: Life in a Twentieth-Century Coal Town

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780813056081
eISBN:
9780813053875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056081.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Chapter 3 describes the historical context immediately leading up to the Lattimer Massacre, then recounting the event itself and the trial that followed as recorded in textual sources. This history ... More


Addressing the Myths: Recent Civil War Studies at the Blountville, Tennessee, and Resaca, Georgia, Battlefields

Christopher T. Espenshade

in From These Honored Dead: Historical Archaeology of the American Civil War

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049441
eISBN:
9780813050195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049441.003.0017
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Two recent Civil War studies underline the importance of appropriate research and analytical methods in debunking persistent myths. The first example includes the KOCOA analysis of the Blountville ... More


Consuming the Contested Heritage of War: Tourism, Territoriality, and the Memorial Landscapes of the Western Front

Jennifer Iles

in Heritage at the Interface: Interpretation and Identity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780813056579
eISBN:
9780813053349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056579.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter looks specifically at the Somme region, which for many years has remained one of the most popular areas of the former front lines for battlefield tourists. The author begins by exploring ... More


“Challenging the Interest and Reverence of all Patriotic Americans”: Preservation and the Yorktown National Battlefield

Sarah M. Goldberger

in Destination Dixie: Tourism and Southern History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813042374
eISBN:
9780813043494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042374.003.0009
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The story of Virginia’s role in the American Revolution, the subject of Sarah M. Goldberger’s essay, traces the development of the Yorktown National Battlefield—one of the most important sites of ... More


Creating Gendered Images of the Soldier Figure in Literary Works

Yan Xu

in The Soldier Image and State-Building in Modern China, 1924-1945

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780813176741
eISBN:
9780813176772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813176741.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

The fourth chapter operates as a deviation from the previous chapter by looking at a literary perspective of the soldier image through works by writers with direct army or combat experiences. ... More


The Battlefield's Remains

Teresa Barnett

in Sacred Relics: Pieces of the Past in Nineteenth-Century America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226059600
eISBN:
9780226059747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226059747.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter focuses on the intensive collecting of relics that accompanied the Civil War. It discusses the kinds of objects that soldiers and civilians took from the battlefield in the wake of the ... More


Conclusion

Earl J. Hess

in The Battle of Peach Tree Creek: Hood's First Effort to Save Atlanta

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469634197
eISBN:
9781469634210
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469634197.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

The battle of Peach Tree Creek was the largest tactical offensive mounted by the Army of Tennessee since the battle of Chickamauga ten months before. Soldier morale was depressed by the loss of their ... More


Slavery, Freedom, and the Cultural Landscape: Restoration and Interpretation of Monocacy National Battlefield

John H. Spiers

in Restoring Layered Landscapes: History, Ecology, and Culture

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780190240318
eISBN:
9780190240349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190240318.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter discusses the preservation, restoration, and interpretation of Monocacy National Battlefield in Frederick, County, Maryland. A series of studies over the past two decades has broadened ... More


Medical and Surgical Memoirs

David Seed, Stephen C. Kenny, and Chris Williams (eds)

in Life and Limb: Perspectives on the American Civil War

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781781382509
eISBN:
9781786945297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781781382509.003.0002
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter presents two excerpts to give first impressions of the medical situation during the Civil War. One is by William Williams Keen, the first brain surgeon in the USA describing the Battle ... More


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