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Routes of war : the world of movement in the Confederate south

Sternhell, Yael A. (Author).

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  • OCLC: ocn794004229
  • ISBN: 0674065107
  • ISBN: 9780674065109
  • ISBN: 0674069471
  • ISBN: 9780674069473
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (260 pages) : maps
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  • Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2012.

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Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-250) and index.
Contents: Prologue: murders and movements -- Nation building on the road -- Armies on the march and the languages of motion -- Southerners on the run -- Dissolution in motion: the end of the Confederacy -- Epilogue: memory and movement.
Summary: The Civil War thrust millions of men and women--rich and poor, soldiers and civilians, enslaved and free--onto the roads of the South. During four years of war, Southerners lived on the move. In the hands of Yael A. Sternhell, movement becomes a radically new means to perceive the full trajectory of the Confederacy's rise, struggle, and ultimate defeat. --from publisher description.
Note: English.
Subject: Confederate States of America. -- Army -- Mobilization
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Social aspects
Migration, Internal -- Confederate States of America

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