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The Resource The New York Times disunion : a history of the Civil War, edited by Ted Widmer, with Clay Risen and George Kalogerakis

The New York Times disunion : a history of the Civil War, edited by Ted Widmer, with Clay Risen and George Kalogerakis

Label
The New York Times disunion : a history of the Civil War
Title
The New York Times disunion
Title remainder
a history of the Civil War
Statement of responsibility
edited by Ted Widmer, with Clay Risen and George Kalogerakis
Title variation
Disunion
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Between 2011 and 2015, the Opinion section of The New York Times published Disunion, a series marking the long string of anniversaries around the Civil War, the most destructive, and most defining, conflict in American history. The works were startling in their range and direction, some taking on major topics, like the Gettysburg Address and the Battle of Fredericksburg, while others tackled subjects whose seemingly incidental quality yielded unexpected riches and new angles. Some come from the country's leading historians; others from those for whom the war figured in private ways, involving an ancestor or a letter found in a trunk. Disunion received wide acclaim for featuring some of the most original thinking about the Civil War in years. For millions of readers, Disunion came to define the Civil War sesquicentennial. Now the historian Ted Widmer, along with Clay Risen and George Kalogerakis of The New York Times, has curated a collection of these pieces, covering the entire history of the Civil War, from Lincoln's election to Appomattox and beyond. Moving chronologically and thematically across all four years of hostilities, this comprehensive and engrossing work examines secession, slavery, battles, and domestic and global politics. Here are previously unheard voices-of women, freed African Americans, and Native Americans-alongside those of Lincoln, Grant, and Lee, portrayed in human as well as historical scale. David Blight sheds light on how Frederick Douglass welcomed South Carolina's secession-an event he knew would catapult the abolitionist movement into the spotlight; Elizabeth R. Varon explores how both North and South clamored to assert that the nation's "ladies," symbolic of moral purity, had sided with them; Harold Holzer deciphers Lincoln's official silence between his election to the presidency and his inauguration-what his supporters named "masterful inactivity"-and the effects it had on the splintering country,"--Amazon.com
Member of
Tone
Writing style
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10535209
Cataloging source
DLC
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
New York times
Dewey number
973.7
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Widmer, Edward L.
  • Risen, Clay
  • Kalogerakis, George
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  • United States
  • United States
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a history of the Civil War
Label
The New York Times disunion : a history of the Civil War, edited by Ted Widmer, with Clay Risen and George Kalogerakis
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction / by Ted Widmer -- Secession -- Slavery and emancipation -- Women and the home front -- The battlefield -- The west and Native Americans -- Law and rights -- The Confederacy -- The Civil War and the World -- Abraham Lincoln and the Federal government -- The consequences of the Civil War
Control code
1650943
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xv, 374 pages
Isbn
9780190621834
Lccn
2016015114
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780190621834
  • (OCoLC)945719078
Label
The New York Times disunion : a history of the Civil War, edited by Ted Widmer, with Clay Risen and George Kalogerakis
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction / by Ted Widmer -- Secession -- Slavery and emancipation -- Women and the home front -- The battlefield -- The west and Native Americans -- Law and rights -- The Confederacy -- The Civil War and the World -- Abraham Lincoln and the Federal government -- The consequences of the Civil War
Control code
1650943
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xv, 374 pages
Isbn
9780190621834
Lccn
2016015114
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780190621834
  • (OCoLC)945719078

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