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Educational Reconstruction

Educational Reconstruction

Hilary Green

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780823270118
eISBN:
9780823270156
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823270118.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This study examines the ways in which black Richmonders, black Mobilians and their white allies created, developed and sustained a system of African American schools following the Civil War. As ... More

Excommunicated From the UnionHow the Civil War Created a Separate Catholic America

Excommunicated From the Union: How the Civil War Created a Separate Catholic America

William B. Kurtz

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823267538
eISBN:
9780823272372
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823267538.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This book argues that the Civil War had a negative impact on the assimilation and acceptance of Catholics in American society. Prior to the start of the conflict, many Catholics felt alienated by ... More

Gettysburg ReligionRefinement, Diversity, and Race in the Antebellum and Civil War Border North

Gettysburg Religion: Refinement, Diversity, and Race in the Antebellum and Civil War Border North

Steve Longenecker

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823255191
eISBN:
9780823261093
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823255191.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This book argues that the religious history of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, and the surrounding area, the Border North, was particularly modern for its time and reveals much about larger American ... More

Northern CharacterCollege-Educated New Englanders, Honor, Nationalism, and Leadership in the Civil War Era

Northern Character: College-Educated New Englanders, Honor, Nationalism, and Leadership in the Civil War Era

Kanisorn Wongsrichanalai

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823271818
eISBN:
9780823271863
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823271818.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This book examines the development and application of character, a code of honor that motivated the gentleman class of the North during the Civil War Era. The “New Brahmins,” college-educated men who ... More

So Conceived and So DedicatedIntellectual Life in the Civil War Era North

So Conceived and So Dedicated: Intellectual Life in the Civil War Era North

Lorien Foote and Kanisorn Wongsrichanalai (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823264476
eISBN:
9780823266609
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823264476.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This edited collection of essays brings together the work of senior and junior scholars to demonstrate how social and cultural tools complement intellectual history. George Fredrickson’s pioneering ... More

This Distracted and Anarchical PeopleNew Answers for Old Questions about the Civil War-Era North

This Distracted and Anarchical People: New Answers for Old Questions about the Civil War-Era North

Andrew L. Slap and Michael Thomas Smith (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823245680
eISBN:
9780823252664
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245680.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

While most of the fighting took place in the South, the Civil War profoundly affected the North. As farm boys became soldiers and marched off to battle, social, economic and political changes ... More

Too Great a Burden to BearThe Struggle and Failure of the Freedmen's Bureau in Texas

Too Great a Burden to Bear: The Struggle and Failure of the Freedmen's Bureau in Texas

Christopher B. Bean

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823268757
eISBN:
9780823271771
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823268757.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

In its brief seven-year existence, the Freedmen’s Bureau became the epicenter of the debate about Reconstruction. Cognizant of its responsibilities, partisans fiercely debated its necessity. ... More

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