The World the Civil War Made
Edited by Gregory P. Downs, Kate Masur
392 pp., 6.125 x 9.25, 4 halftones, 1 map, notes, index
Paperback ISBN: 978-1-4696-2418-1
Published: September 2015
eBook ISBN: 978-1-4696-2419-8
Published: July 2015
Steven and Janice Brose Lectures in the Civil War Era
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Contributors include Amanda Claybaugh, Laura F. Edwards, Crystal N. Feimster, C. Joseph Genetin-Pilawa, Steven Hahn, Luke E. Harlow, Stephen Kantrowitz, Barbara Krauthamer, K. Stephen Prince, Stacey L. Smith, Amy Dru Stanley, Kidada E. Williams, and Andrew Zimmerman.
About the Authors
Gregory P. Downs is associate professor of history at University of California, Davis.
For more information about Gregory P. Downs, visit the Author Page.
Kate Masur is associate professor of history at Northwestern University.
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“Rather than stretching existing historiographical concepts to fit the seemingly exceptional, these writers suggest ongoing reenvisioning of Civil War origins. . . . Recommended.”--Choice
“A thought-provoking collection that points toward exciting new directions for Civil War and postbellum studies.”--American Historical Review
“Ponder these essays, assign this volume, and join the authors in rethinking the many worlds the Civil War made.”--Journal of American History
“The essays in the collection engage with one another and with these key ideas better than in almost any other edited volume I have read.”--Journal of Southern History
“An undoubtedly important contribution to the literature on Reconstruction. . . . Break[s] new ground and offer[s] excellent suggestions and inspirations for future study.”--Register of the Kentucky Historical Society
"The World the Civil War Made offers myriad vital and exciting new perspectives that transcend previous works and challenge our understanding of the Civil War, Reconstruction, and the American past."--Elliott West, University of Arkansas