Battle scars : gender and sexuality in the American Civil War

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  • Creator edited by Catherine Clinton and Nina Silber
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.
  • Physical Details
    • xi, 213 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 0195174453, 9780195174458, 0195174445, 9780195174441
  • OCLC ocm60321751

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references.

Contents

  • Introduction : Colliding and collaborating : gender and Civil War scholarship / Nina Silber -- Fighting like men : Civil War dilemmas of abolitionist manhood / Stephen Kantrowitz -- "Oh I pass everywhere" : Catholic nuns in the Gulf South during the Civil War / Virginia Gould -- "Public women" and sexual politics during the American Civil War / Catherine Clinton -- The other side of freedom : destitution, disease, and dependency among freedwomen and their children during and after the Civil War / Jim Downs -- Mary Walker, Mary Surratt, and some thoughts on gender in the Civil War / Elizabeth D. Leonard -- Embattled manhood and New England writers, 1860-1870 / John Stauffer -- Sexual terror in the Reconstruction South / Lisa Cardyn -- Politics and petticoats in the same pod : Florence Fay, Betsey Bittersweet, and the reconstruction of southern womanhood, 1865-1868 / Anne Sarah Rubin -- The Confederate retreat to Mars and Venus / Thomas J. Brown
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