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The Resource Saving Savannah : the city and the Civil War, Jacqueline Jones

Saving Savannah : the city and the Civil War, Jacqueline Jones

Label
Saving Savannah : the city and the Civil War
Title
Saving Savannah
Title remainder
the city and the Civil War
Statement of responsibility
Jacqueline Jones
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A panoramic portrait of the city of Savannah before, during, and after the Civil War--a poignant story of the African American freedom struggle in this prosperous southern riverport, set against a backdrop of military conflict and political turmoil.--From publisher description
Summary
Drawing on diaries, letters, newspaper articles, memoirs, and military records, an in-depth study of the city of Savannah before, during, and in the aftermath of the Civil War describes the African-American struggle for equality and freedom in the midst of war, political turmoil, and social upheaval
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
275081
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1948-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jones, Jacqueline
Dewey number
975.8/03
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
F294.S2
LC item number
J65 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Savannah (Ga.)
  • Georgia
  • Savannah (Ga.)
  • African Americans
  • Freedmen
  • Slavery
  • Savannah (Ga.)
  • Elite (Social sciences)
  • Social classes
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the city and the Civil War
Label
Saving Savannah : the city and the Civil War, Jacqueline Jones
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [471]-493) and index
Contents
ANTEBELLUM. I am in the hands of kidnappers -- Sell and buy and sell and buy -- Our common Master in heaven -- A demon ready with knife and torch -- Let's see her face -- IN BELLO. An abiding hope in every breast -- As traitors, they go over to the enemy -- Are we free? -- We have dyed the ground with blood -- POSTBELLUM. The way we can best take care of ourselves -- For I have a great deal to do -- A dream of the past -- To have a big meeting, a big shooting, or big blood -- The present deranged system of labor -- You will see them studying -- I came to do my own work -- When you leave set fire to all the houses -- Those peaceful, powerful weapons -- MAPS. Map of Savannah, Civil War era -- Lloyd's topographical map of Georgia -- Sketch of the Atlantic Coast of the United States -- The defense of Savannah -- General Sherman's campaign war map
Control code
ocn212855059
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
viii, 510 p.
Isbn
9781400042937
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2008011508
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
(OCoLC)212855059
Label
Saving Savannah : the city and the Civil War, Jacqueline Jones
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [471]-493) and index
Contents
ANTEBELLUM. I am in the hands of kidnappers -- Sell and buy and sell and buy -- Our common Master in heaven -- A demon ready with knife and torch -- Let's see her face -- IN BELLO. An abiding hope in every breast -- As traitors, they go over to the enemy -- Are we free? -- We have dyed the ground with blood -- POSTBELLUM. The way we can best take care of ourselves -- For I have a great deal to do -- A dream of the past -- To have a big meeting, a big shooting, or big blood -- The present deranged system of labor -- You will see them studying -- I came to do my own work -- When you leave set fire to all the houses -- Those peaceful, powerful weapons -- MAPS. Map of Savannah, Civil War era -- Lloyd's topographical map of Georgia -- Sketch of the Atlantic Coast of the United States -- The defense of Savannah -- General Sherman's campaign war map
Control code
ocn212855059
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
viii, 510 p.
Isbn
9781400042937
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2008011508
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
(OCoLC)212855059

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