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  • ISBN: 9781851096053 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: remote
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  • Publisher: 2010.

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Summary, etc.: Most Americans can name famous generals and notable battles from the Civil War. With rare exception, they know neither the women of that war nor their part in it. Yet, as this encyclopedia demonstrates, women played a critical role. The book's 400 A-Z entries focus on specific people, organizations, issues, and battles, and a dozen contextual essays provide detailed information about the social, political, and family issues that shaped women's lives during the Civil War era.Women in the American Civil War satisfies a growing interest in this topic. Readers will learn how the Civil War became a vehicle for expanding the role of women in society. Representing the work of more than 100 scholars, this book treats in depth all aspects of the previously untold story of women in the Civil War.
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Electronic reproduction. Santa Barbara : ABC-CLIO, 2010. Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 13324 KB).
Subject: History
Nonfiction
Women United States Biography Encyclopedias
Women United States History 19th century Encyclopedias
United States History Civil War, 1861-1865 Social aspects Encyclopedias
United States History Civil War, 1861-1865 Biography Encyclopedias
United States History Civil War, 1861-1865 Participation, Female Encyclopedias
United States History Civil War, 1861-1865 Women Encyclopedias
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