Crucible of the Civil War: Virginia from Secession to Commemoration

Crucible of the Civil War Virginia from Secession to Commemoration Crucible of the Civil War offers an illuminating portrait of the state s wartime economic political and social institutions Weighing in on contentious issues within established scholarship while als
  • Title: Crucible of the Civil War: Virginia from Secession to Commemoration
  • Author: Edward L. Ayers Gary W. Gallagher Andrew J. Torget
  • ISBN: 9780813927947
  • Page: 258
  • Format: Paperback
  • Crucible of the Civil War: Virginia from Secession to Commemoration
    Crucible of the Civil War offers an illuminating portrait of the state s wartime economic, political, and social institutions Weighing in on contentious issues within established scholarship while also breaking ground in areas long neglected by scholars, the contributors examine such concerns as the war s effect on slavery in the state, the wartime intersection of race anCrucible of the Civil War offers an illuminating portrait of the state s wartime economic, political, and social institutions Weighing in on contentious issues within established scholarship while also breaking ground in areas long neglected by scholars, the contributors examine such concerns as the war s effect on slavery in the state, the wartime intersection of race and religion, and the development of Confederate social networks They also shed light on topics long disputed by historians, such as Virginia s decision to secede from the Union, the development of Confederate nationalism, and how Virginians chose to remember the war after its close.
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  • Edward L. Ayers Gary W. Gallagher Andrew J. Torget

    Edward Ayers is President Emeritus of the University of Richmond, where he now serves as Tucker Boatwright Professor of the Humanities Previously Dean of Arts and Sciences at the University of Virginia, where he began teaching in 1980, Ayers was named the National Professor of the Year by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching in 2003.A historian of the American South, Ayers has written and edited 10 books The Promise of the New South Life After Reconstruction was a finalist for both the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize In the Presence of Mine Enemies Civil War in the Heart of America won the Bancroft Prize for distinguished writing in American history and the Beveridge Prize for the best book in English on the history of the Americas since 1492 He was awarded the National Humanities Medal in 2013.A pioneer in digital history, Ayers created The Valley of the Shadow Two Communities in the American Civil War, a website that has attracted millions of users and won major prizes in the teaching of history He serves as co editor of the Atlas of the Historical Geography of the United States at the University of Richmond s Digital Scholarship Lab and is a co host of BackStory with the American History Guys, a nationally syndicated radio show and podcast.Ayers has received a presidential appointment to the National Council on the Humanities, served as a Fulbright professor in the Netherlands, and been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

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