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Army at home : women and the Civil War on the northern home front

Author: Judith Ann Giesberg
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2009.
Series: Civil war America
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Prologue : a true-hearted Union woman : Lydia Bixby's civil war -- From harvest field to battlefield : rural women and the war -- Rumors of relief, stories of displacement -- Bodies out of place : women war workers -- Right to ride : women's streetcar battles and the theaters of war -- Martha goes to Washington : women's divided loyalties -- Platforms of grief : widows on the battlefield.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Judith Ann Giesberg
ISBN: 9780807833070 080783307X
OCLC Number: 700285074
Description: xi, 232 Seiten : Illustrationen, Diagramme ; 24 cm.
Series Title: Civil war America
Responsibility: Judith Giesberg.

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Working-class women develop political agency during wartime. Introducing readers to women whose Civil War experiences have long been ignored, this title examines the lives of working-class women in  Read more...
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Relying on extensive, detailed research, Giesberg tells her story with clarity and verve. . . . This book goes far toward reminding us that the forgotten women who sewed the uniforms and made the Read more...

 
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