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The Resource 1861 : the Civil War awakening, Adam Goodheart

1861 : the Civil War awakening, Adam Goodheart

Label
1861 : the Civil War awakening
Title
1861
Title remainder
the Civil War awakening
Statement of responsibility
Adam Goodheart
Title variation
  • Eighteen hundred sixty-one
  • Civil War awakening
Title variation remainder
the Civil War awakening
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Goodheart (Washington College, Maryland) and some of his students found an attic full of family papers spanning 13 generations of the owners' family, and among those papers was a bundle of documents tied up with a ribbon and labeled "1861." Those documents inspired his curiosity regarding what ordinary citizens and national leaders were thinking and how they were reacting to the shattering events that were unfolding. This study brings those questions to the forefront and offers a close look at "...how some people clung to the past, while others sought the future; how a new generation of Americans arose to throw aside the cautious ways of its parents and embrace the revolutionary ideals of it grandparents." Annotation ©2011 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
1861 : the Civil War awakening, Adam Goodheart
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
Prologue : a banner at daybreak : Charleston Harbor, December 1860 -- Wide awake : Boston, October 1860 -- The old gentlemen : Washington, January 1861 -- Forces of nature : central Ohio, February 1861 -- A shot in the dark : Charleston Harbor, April 1861 -- The volunteer : lower Manhattan, April 1861 -- Gateways to the west : Carson Valley, Nevada Territory, May 1861 -- The crossing : Washington, May 1861 -- Freedom's fortress : Hampton Roads, Virginia, May 1861 -- Independence Day : Washington, D.C., July 1861
Control code
6ocm76726649
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
481 pages
Isbn
9781400040155
Lccn
2010051326
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
1861 : the Civil War awakening, Adam Goodheart
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
Prologue : a banner at daybreak : Charleston Harbor, December 1860 -- Wide awake : Boston, October 1860 -- The old gentlemen : Washington, January 1861 -- Forces of nature : central Ohio, February 1861 -- A shot in the dark : Charleston Harbor, April 1861 -- The volunteer : lower Manhattan, April 1861 -- Gateways to the west : Carson Valley, Nevada Territory, May 1861 -- The crossing : Washington, May 1861 -- Freedom's fortress : Hampton Roads, Virginia, May 1861 -- Independence Day : Washington, D.C., July 1861
Control code
6ocm76726649
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
481 pages
Isbn
9781400040155
Lccn
2010051326
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations

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