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From Hometown to Battlefield in the Civil War Era
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    1. Beskrivelse

      Mahoney examines how the middle class from across the great West were transformed by years of recession and civil war. 13 b/w illus.

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    2. Yderligere info
      Udgivelsesdato:
      17-05-2016
      Sprog:
      Engelsk
      ISBN13:
      9781107122697
      Sidetal:
      432
      Vægt:
      690 g
      Højde:
      28 mm
      Bredde:
      152 mm
      Længde:
      228 mm
      Mærkat:
      Bog, hardback
      Format:
      Hardback
      • Bibliotekernes beskrivelse

        Mahoney examines how members of the middle class from small cities across the great West were transformed by boom and bust, years of recession, and civil war. He argues that in their encounters with national economic forces, the national crisis in politics, and the Civil War, middle class people were cut adrift from the social identity that they had established in the 'face to face' communities of the 'hometowns' of the urban West. By grounding them in their hometown ethos, and understanding how the Panic of 1857 and the subsequent recession undermined their lives, the author provides important insights into how they encountered, responded to, and were changed by their experiences in the Civil War. Providing a rare view of social history through the framework of the Civil War, the author documents, in both breadth and depth, the dramatic change and development of modern life in nineteenth-century America.

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