The Resource A diary from dixie, Mary Boykin Chesnut, (electronic resource)

A diary from dixie, Mary Boykin Chesnut, (electronic resource)

Label
A diary from dixie
Title
A diary from dixie
Statement of responsibility
Mary Boykin Chesnut
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A Diary from Dixie is the Civil War diary of Mary Boykin Chesnut, society matron and wife of United States senator and Confederate general, James Chesnut, Jr. As an active participant in her husband's career, accompanying him to postings in Montgomery, Richmond, Charleston, and Columbia, Chesnut became an eyewitness to many important events of the war, and, despite being a member of the privileged class, managed to convey the Confederacy's struggle from different points of view. A Diary from Dixie is considered by many to be the most important work produced by a Confederate author. Filmmaker Ken Burns made extensive use of Chesnut's diary in his documentary series The Civil War, and an annotated version of it, published by the historian C. Vann Woodward as Mary Chesnut's Civil War, won the Pulitzer Prize for History in 1982. HarperTorch brings great works of non-fiction and the dramatic arts to life in digital format, upholding the highest standards in ebook production and celebrating reading in all its forms. Look for more titles in the HarperTorch collection to build your digital library
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Chesnut, Mary Boykin
Dewey number
973.782
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Chesnut, Mary Boykin
  • Women
  • Electronic books
  • United States
  • Confederate States of America
Target audience
adult
Label
A diary from dixie, Mary Boykin Chesnut, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11918098
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11918098
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11918098
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11918098
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
A diary from dixie, Mary Boykin Chesnut, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11918098
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11918098
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11918098
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11918098
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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