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The Retreats of ReconstructionRace, Leisure, and the Politics of Segregation at the New Jersey Shore, 1865-1920

The Retreats of Reconstruction: Race, Leisure, and the Politics of Segregation at the New Jersey Shore, 1865-1920

David E. Goldberg

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780823272716
eISBN:
9780823272761
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823272716.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This study examines how the history of de facto segregation at the New Jersey shore—as both a policy and an idea—was connected to competing ideas about the rights of consumers and the economic and ... 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

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

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

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 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

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

Union Combined Operations in the Civil War

Union Combined Operations in the Civil War

Craig L. Symonds (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823232864
eISBN:
9780823240777
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823232864.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Despite a wealth of books on the campaigns of the American Civil War, the subject of combined or joint operations has been largely neglected. This revealing book offers ten case studies of combined ... 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

Victor HerbertA Theatrical Life

Victor Herbert: A Theatrical Life

Neil Gould

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823228713
eISBN:
9780823241798
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823228713.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Victor Herbert is one of the giants of American culture. As a musician, conductor, and, above all, composer, he touched every corner of American musical life at the turn of the century, writing ... More

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