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The Civil War Confiscation ActsFailing to Reconstruct the South

The Civil War Confiscation Acts: Failing to Reconstruct the South

John Syrett

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823224890
eISBN:
9780823240852
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823224890.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This book is the first full account in more than 20 years of two significant, but relatively understudied, laws passed during the Civil War. The Confiscation Acts (1861–62) were designed to sanction ... More

Constitutionalism in the Approach and Aftermath of the Civil War

Constitutionalism in the Approach and Aftermath of the Civil War

Paul D. Moreno and Jonathan O'Neill (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251940
eISBN:
9780823253012
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251940.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This collection of essays shows how the constitutional aspects of the Civil War were part of American politics for a long time before and after the conflict by examining developments from the ... More

Deserter CountryCivil War Opposition in the Pennsylvania Appalachians

Deserter Country: Civil War Opposition in the Pennsylvania Appalachians

Robert M. Sandow

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823230518
eISBN:
9780823240845
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823230518.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

During the Civil War, there were throughout the Union explosions of resistance to the war–from the deadly Draft Riots in New York City to other, less well-known outbreaks. In this book, the author ... More

First Among EqualsAbraham Lincoln's Reputation During His Administration

First Among Equals: Abraham Lincoln's Reputation During His Administration

Hans L. Trefousse

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823224685
eISBN:
9780823234936
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823224685.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

One hundred and forty years after his assassination on April 14, 1865, Abraham Lincoln towers more than ever above the landscape of American politics. In myth and memory, he is always the Great ... More

The Great Task Remaining Before UsReconstruction as America's Continuing Civil War

The Great Task Remaining Before Us: Reconstruction as America's Continuing Civil War

Paul A. Cimbala and Randall M. Miller (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823232024
eISBN:
9780823240494
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823232024.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Through informative case studies, this illuminating book remaps considerations of the Civil War and reconstruction era by charting the ways in which the needs, interests, and ... More

Lincoln and LeadershipMilitary, Political, and Religious Decision Making

Lincoln and Leadership: Military, Political, and Religious Decision Making

Randall M. Miller (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823243440
eISBN:
9780823243488
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823243440.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This book of original essays on “Lincoln and Leadership,” by leading Lincoln and Civil War scholars, explores Lincoln’s understandings and uses of leadership during the Civil War. The essays focus ... More

The Lincoln AssassinationCrime and Punishment, Myth and Memory A Lincoln Forum Book

The Lincoln Assassination: Crime and Punishment, Myth and Memory A Lincoln Forum Book

Harold Holzer, Craig L. Symonds, and Frank J. Williams (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823232260
eISBN:
9780823240784
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823232260.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The assassination of President Abraham Lincoln remains one of the most prominent events in U.S. history. It continues to attract enormous and intense interest from scholars, writers, and armchair ... More

Lincoln RevisitedNew Insights from the Lincoln Forum

Lincoln Revisited: New Insights from the Lincoln Forum

Harold Holzer and Dawn Vogel

John Y. Simon (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823227365
eISBN:
9780823240869
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823227365.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In February 2009, America celebrated the bicentennial of the birth of Abraham Lincoln, and the pace of new Lincoln books and articles has already quickened. From his cabinet's politics to his own ... More

New MenReconstructing the Image of the Veteran in Late-Nineteenth-Century American Literature and Culture

New Men: Reconstructing the Image of the Veteran in Late-Nineteenth-Century American Literature and Culture

John Casey

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823265398
eISBN:
9780823266708
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823265398.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

New Men examines the reentry into civilian life of Civil War soldiers and exposes a growing gap between how former soldiers saw themselves and the representations of them created by ... More

On the Edge of FreedomThe Fugitive Slave Issue in South Central Pennsylvania, 1820–1870

On the Edge of Freedom: The Fugitive Slave Issue in South Central Pennsylvania, 1820–1870

David G. Smith

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823240326
eISBN:
9780823240364
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823240326.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In On the Edge of Freedom, David G. Smith breaks new ground by illuminating the unique development of antislavery sentiment in south central Pennsylvania—a border region of a border state with a ... More

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