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  • America's Joan of Arcby J. Matthew Gallman

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 20.99 US$ 18.89

    Gallman offers the first full-length biography of Dickinson to appear in over half a century. He describes how Dickinson's passionate patriotism and fiery style, coupled with her unabashed abolitionism and biting critiques of antiwar Democrats--known as Copperheads--struck a nerve with her audiences. In barely two years, she rose from an unknown young... more...

  • The North Fights the Civil War: The Home Frontby Matthew J. Gallman

    Ivan R. Dee 1994; US$ 15.99

    A fresh look at how Northern society mobilized to fight the first great modern war. From Gallman's analysis of continuity and change, it seems clear that the conflict was not the great watershed in political, economic, and social development that is often supposed. ?A concise, readable account....Gallman challenges some conventional wisdom while telling... more...

  • Defining Duty in the Civil Warby J. Matthew Gallman

    The University of North Carolina Press 2015; US$ 44.99

    The Civil War thrust Americans onto unfamiliar terrain, as two competing societies mobilized for four years of bloody conflict. Concerned Northerners turned to the print media for guidance on how to be good citizens in a war that hit close to home but was fought hundreds of miles away. They read novels, short stories, poems, songs, editorials, and... more...

  • A Tour of Reconstructionby J. Matthew Gallman; Anna Dickinson

    The University Press of Kentucky 2011; US$ 35.00

    Anna Dickinson's career as an orator began in her teenage years, when she gave her first impassioned speech on women's rights. By the age of twenty-one, she was spending at least six months per year on the road, delivering lectures on abolitionism, politics, and public affairs, and establishing herself as one of the nation's first celebrities. In... more...

  • Lens of Warby J. Matthew Gallman; Gary W. Gallagher

    University of Georgia Press 2015; US$ 32.95

    Lens of War grew out of an invitation to leading historians of the Civil War to select and reflect upon a single photograph. Each could choose any image and interpret it in personal and scholarly terms. The result is a remarkable set of essays by twenty-seven scholars whose numerous volumes on the Civil War have explored military, cultural, political,... more...

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