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Lens of War free pdf "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, African American, women s, and environmental history. The essays describe a wide array of photographs and present an eclectic approach to the assignment, organized by topic: Leaders, Soldiers, Civilians, Victims, and Places. Readers will rediscover familiar photographs and figures examined in unfamiliar ways, as well as discover little-known photographs that afford intriguing perspectives. All the images are reproduced with exquisite care. Readers fascinated by the Civil War will want this unique book on their shelves, and lovers of photography will value the images and the creative, evocative reflections offered in these essays. Contributors: Stephen Berry, William A. Blair, Stephen Cushman, Gary W. Gallagher, J. Matthew Gallman, Judith A. Giesberg, Joseph T. Glatthaar, Thavolia Glymph, Earl J. Hess, Harold Holzer, Caroline E. Janney, James Marten, Kathryn Shively Meier, Megan Kate Nelson, Susan Eva O Donovan, T. Michael Parrish, Ethan S. Rafuse, Carol Reardon, James I. Robertson Jr., Jane E. Schultz, Aaron Sheehan-Dean, Brooks D. Simpson, Daniel E. Sutherland, Emory M. Thomas, Elizabeth R. Varon, Joan Waugh, Steven E. Woodworth."

About J Matthew Gallman

J. Matthew Gallman is a professor of history at the University of Florida and author of "Mastering Wartime: A Social History of Philadelphia during the Civil War," "America s Joan of Arc: The Life of Anna Elizabeth Dickinson," and the forthcoming "Defining Duty in the Civil War: Personal Choice, Popular Culture, and the Union Home Front." Gary W. Gallagher is the John L. Nau III Professor of History at the University of Virginia and author of eight books, including "Becoming Confederates: Paths to a New National Loyalty" (Georgia), "The Union War," and "Causes Won, Lost, and Forgotten: How Hollywood and Popular Art Shape What We Know about the Civil War.""

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Author : J Matthew Gallman
Publisher : University of Georgia Press
Data Published : 30 April 2015
ISBN : 0820348104
EAN : 9780820348100
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 258 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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