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Upon the altar of the nation : a moral history of the American Civil War / Harry S. Stout.
Title:
Upon the altar of the nation : a moral history of the American Civil War / Harry S. Stout.
Personal Author:
Publication:
New York : Viking, 2006.
Publication Date:
2006
ISBN:
9780670034703
General Note:
Includes index.
Bibliography Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages [513]-535) and index.
Contents:
Preparation: Patriots All November 1860 to July 1861 -- Romanticization: The Making of Heroes July 1861 to March 1862 -- Descent: Hard War, Spilled Blood April 1862 to October 1862 -- Justification: The Emancipation War October 1862 to May 1863 -- Transformation: Hearts Invested May 1863 to April 1864 -- Proportion: The Soldiers' Total War May 1864 to August 1864 -- Discrimination: A Civilian War August 1864 to February 1865 --
Abstract:
Analyzes how both North and South claimed to have God's support during the American Civil War, in an account that explores how the war's moral conduct shifted from constitutional conflicts to a violent and unconditional quest for victory.
Content Type:
text
Carrier Type:
volume
Language:
English
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