Boek cover The Civil War in Georgia van Albert Churella (Onbekend)

The Civil War in Georgia

A New Georgia Encyclopedia Companion

Engels | E-book | 9780820341828
Onbekend 18,99
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uitgever University Of Georgia Press
Taal Engels
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Auteur(s) Albert Churella | Angela Esco Elder | Jacqueline Miller Carmichael | Kevin Young | Katherine Rohrer | Stephen Davis | Clarence L. Mohr | Robert Scott Davis Jr. | David S. Williams | Jun Hyun | George Justice | Chris Wilkinson | Brian Brown | James Welborn Iii | Richard Houston | Stephen Huggins | Anne J. Bailey | Debra van Tuyll | Vanessa Tome | Melvin Hill Jr. | Keith S. Bohannon | David Mcgee | Edwin Jackson | Hugh Ruppersburg | William Harris Bragg | Gordon L. Jones | Hubert H. Mcalexander | Lisa Tendrich Frank | Bruce Smith | Susan Eva O'Donovan | Glenna Schroeder-Lein | Denise Wright | Laverne Hill | David Williams | Brad Wood | Diane Trap | Jeffrey Young | Samuel Mcguire | Dan Du | Robert Wilson Iii | Caroline Dillman | Bruce E. Stewart | Sean H. Vanatta | David Wiggins | Vanessa P. Tome | Franklin Sammons Jr. | Kyle Osborn | Leah Richier | Katherine Brackett | Cindy Schmid | James Turner | Laura McCarty | John D. Fowler | Dan Childs | Barton A. Myers | Jason Manthorne | Jarrod Atchison | Samuel B. Mcguire | Anthony Gene Carey | Steve Longcrier | Heather Whittaker | Sean Vanatta | Garrett W. Silliman | Levi Collins
Redacteur John C. Inscoe
Uitgever University Of Georgia Press
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Georgians, like all Americans, experienced the Civil War in a variety of ways. Through selected articles drawn from the New Georgia Encyclopedia (www.georgiaencyclopedia.org), this collection chronicles the diversity of Georgia’s Civil War experience and reflects the most current scholarship in terms of how the Civil War has come to be studied, documented, and analyzed.

The Atlanta campaign and Sherman’s March to the Sea changed the course of the war in 1864, in terms both of the upheaval and destruction inflicted on the state and the life span of the Confederacy. While the dramatic events of 1864 are fully documented, this companion gives equal coverage to the many other aspects of the war—naval encounters and guerrilla warfare, prisons and hospitals, factories and plantations, politics and policies— all of which provided critical support to the Confederacy’s war effort. The book also explores home-front conditions in depth, with an emphasis on emancipation, dissent, Unionism, and the experience and activity of African Americans and women.

Historians today are far more conscious of how memory—as public commemoration, individual reminiscence, historic preservation, and literary and cinematic depictions—has shaped the war’s multiple meanings. Nowhere is this legacy more varied or more pronounced than in Georgia, and a substantial part of this companion explores the many ways in which Georgians have interpreted the war experience for themselves and others over the past 150 years. At the outset of the sesquicentennial these new historical perspectives allow us to appreciate the Civil War as a complex and multifaceted experience for Georgians and for all southerners.

A Project of the New Georgia Encyclopedia; Published in Association with the Georgia Humanities Council and the University System of Georgia/GALILEO.

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