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The struggle for equality [electronic resource] : essays on sectional conflict, the Civil War, and the long reconstruction / edited by Orville Vernon Burton, Jerald Podair, and Jennifer L. Weber.

Contributor(s): Burton, Orville Vernon | Podair, Jerald E, 1953- | Weber, Jennifer L, 1962-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2011Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 306 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780813931777 (electronic bk.); 0813931770 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Equality -- United States -- History | Social structure -- United States -- History | Social stratification -- United States -- History | Social classes -- United States -- History | United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Social aspects | United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Political aspects | African Americans -- Civil rights -- History | Women -- United States -- Social conditions | B�urgerrecht | Gleichheit | Reconstruction | Sezessionskrieg (1861-1865) | USA | SOCIAL SCIENCE / Discrimination & Race Relations | SOCIAL SCIENCE / Minority Studies | Geschichte 1800-1970Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung. | Electronic books. | Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Struggle for equality.DDC classification: 305.0973 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
The radicalism of the abolitionists revisited : the case of the Society of Friends / Ryan P. Jordan -- Abolitionism as logical conclusion : General James S. Wadsworth as a case study in anti-Southern sentiment and the radicalizing experience of the Civil War / Judith A. Hunter -- Our man in Paris : John Meredith Read Jr. and the discontents of American republicanism, 1860-1896 / Philip M. Katz -- A dynamic for success and failure : discipline, cause, and comrades in the relationship between officers and enlisted men in Lee's army / Joseph T. Glatthaar -- All the president's men : the politicization of Union soldiers and how they saved Abraham Lincoln / Jennifer L. Weber -- Abraham Lincoln's last "stump speech" : September 3, 1863 / Ronald C. White Jr -- "The power of making me miserable" : Abraham Lincoln and race / Bruce Dain -- "Public women" and sexual politics during the American Civil War / Catherine Clinton -- Wendell Phillips and the idea of industrial democracy in early postbellum America / Brian Greenberg.
The strange career of Jim Longstreet : history and contingency in the Civil War era / James K. Hogue -- The grasshopper plague, 1874-1878, and social welfare : the postbellum prospects for relief, recovery, and reform / Thomas C. Cox -- The wrongful court-martial and posthumous presidential pardon of Lieutenant Henry O. Flipper, USMA 1877 / Tom Carhart -- For god and lodge : black fraternal orders and the evolution of African American religion in the postbellum South / John M. Giggie -- Peddling the lost cause : a southern white woman at work / Michele Gillespie -- Race and municipal reform in the progressive era : the adoption of at-large elections in Norfolk, Virginia, 1914-1918 / Peyton McCrary -- School of a soldier : World War II as a transformative experience in the life of Dr. Joseph T. Taylor / Monroe H. Little -- An awful choice : Bayard Rustin and New York City's civil rights wars, 1968 / Jerald Podair.
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The radicalism of the abolitionists revisited : the case of the Society of Friends / Ryan P. Jordan -- Abolitionism as logical conclusion : General James S. Wadsworth as a case study in anti-Southern sentiment and the radicalizing experience of the Civil War / Judith A. Hunter -- Our man in Paris : John Meredith Read Jr. and the discontents of American republicanism, 1860-1896 / Philip M. Katz -- A dynamic for success and failure : discipline, cause, and comrades in the relationship between officers and enlisted men in Lee's army / Joseph T. Glatthaar -- All the president's men : the politicization of Union soldiers and how they saved Abraham Lincoln / Jennifer L. Weber -- Abraham Lincoln's last "stump speech" : September 3, 1863 / Ronald C. White Jr -- "The power of making me miserable" : Abraham Lincoln and race / Bruce Dain -- "Public women" and sexual politics during the American Civil War / Catherine Clinton -- Wendell Phillips and the idea of industrial democracy in early postbellum America / Brian Greenberg.

The strange career of Jim Longstreet : history and contingency in the Civil War era / James K. Hogue -- The grasshopper plague, 1874-1878, and social welfare : the postbellum prospects for relief, recovery, and reform / Thomas C. Cox -- The wrongful court-martial and posthumous presidential pardon of Lieutenant Henry O. Flipper, USMA 1877 / Tom Carhart -- For god and lodge : black fraternal orders and the evolution of African American religion in the postbellum South / John M. Giggie -- Peddling the lost cause : a southern white woman at work / Michele Gillespie -- Race and municipal reform in the progressive era : the adoption of at-large elections in Norfolk, Virginia, 1914-1918 / Peyton McCrary -- School of a soldier : World War II as a transformative experience in the life of Dr. Joseph T. Taylor / Monroe H. Little -- An awful choice : Bayard Rustin and New York City's civil rights wars, 1968 / Jerald Podair.

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