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Reading the Diary

Steven M. Stowe

in Keep the Days: Reading the Civil War Diaries of Southern Women

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469640969
eISBN:
9781469640983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469640969.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter takes up the challenges and pleasures of reading the American Civil War diaries of southern slave-owning women. The rewards include discovering the immediate, first-draft, small-scale ... More


American nurses in Europe

Christine E. Hallett

in Nurse Writers of the Great War

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781784992521
eISBN:
9781526104342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992521.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Women such as Julia Stimson and Helen Dore Boylston were motivated by both a desire for travel and adventure and a wish to prove themselves as professional women. They met the challenge of wartime ... More


Wartime

Steven M. Stowe

in Keep the Days: Reading the Civil War Diaries of Southern Women

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469640969
eISBN:
9781469640983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469640969.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter looks at women diarists from the southern slave-owning class looking at civil war. Some wrote a great deal about the battles and politics, while others wrote only occasionally about the ... More


Herself

Steven M. Stowe

in Keep the Days: Reading the Civil War Diaries of Southern Women

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469640969
eISBN:
9781469640983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469640969.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

As southern women of the slave-owning class wrote in their diaries about the excitement and destruction of the Civil War—about war’s violence, men, slaves, and the odd act of diary-keeping ... More


War Begins

James Hinton

in The Mass Observers: A History, 1937-1949

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199671045
eISBN:
9780191750656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671045.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter looks at how, at the outbreak of war, Mass-Observation looked to the new Ministry of Information for sponsorship, but, despite a brief commission in the autumn of 1939, it was not until ... More


Mary Chesnut's Civil War Epic

Julia A. Stern

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226773285
eISBN:
9780226773315
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226773315.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

A genteel southern intellectual, saloniste, and wife to a prominent colonel in Jefferson Davis's inner circle, Mary Chesnut today is remembered best for her penetrating Civil War diary. Composed ... More


Epilogue

Marisa Escolar

in Allied Encounters: The Gendered Redemption of World War II Italy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780823284504
eISBN:
9780823285945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823284504.003.0008
Subject:
History, Military History

The epilogue suggests the possibility for a revision of redemption in reading Quel giorno trent’anni fa (1975; That Day Thirty Years Ago), an unknown diary by Neapolitan aristocrat Maria Luisa ... More


Tuskegee Female College and the Confederacy: “Yankees! Yankees! Yankees! Every Way You Turn”

Courtney L. Robinson and Zachary A. Turner

in Persistence through Peril: Episodes of College Life and Academic Endurance in the Civil War South

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781496835031
eISBN:
9781496835055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496835031.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Founded by the Methodist Church prior to the Civil War, Tuskegee Female College (now known as Huntington College) was one of the few Southern institutions of higher education to remain open during ... More


Nadja Halilbegovich’s My Childhood Under Fire: A Sarajevo Diary: The Intergenerational Self and the Kinship Model

Anastasia Ulanowicz

in Intergenerational Solidarity in Children's Literature and Film

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781496831910
eISBN:
9781496831965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496831910.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter draws on a close reading of Nadja Halilbegovich’s My Childhood Under Fire: A Sarajevo Diary (2006) in order to argue that its original entries and subsequent annotations demonstrate ... More


Operation Roundup: Escaping the Trap

William T. Bowers (ed.)

in The Line: Combat in Korea, January-February 1951

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125084
eISBN:
9780813135144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125084.003.0008
Subject:
History, Military History

The American support units of the ROK 8th Division and the ROK 3d Division were placed in danger because of the fall of these divisions. The enemy furthered south so that Support Teams A and B as ... More


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