Jews and the Civil War : a reader

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  • Creator edited by Jonathan D. Sarna and Adam Mendelsohn
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication New York : New York University Press, [2010] ©2010
  • Physical Details
    • x, 435 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 9780814740910, 081474091X
  • OCLC ocn473657810

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents

  • Introduction: Before Korn : a century of Jewish historical writing about the American Civil War / Adam Mendelsohn -- Overview: The war between Jewish brothers in America / Eli N. Evans -- Jews and new Christians in the Atlantic slave trade / Seymour Drescher -- Jews and Negro slavery in the Old South, 1789-1865 / Bertram W. Korn -- Revolution and reform : the antebellum Jewish abolitionists / Jayme A. Sokolow -- The abolitionists and the Jews : some further thoughts / Louis Ruchames -- Isaac Mayer Wise and the Civil War / Sefton D. Temkin -- Baltimore rabbis during the Civil War / Isaac M. Fein -- Divided loyalties in 1861 : the decision of Major Alfred Mordecai / Stanley L. Falk -- Jewish Confederates / Robert N. Rosen -- From peddler to regimental commander in two years : the Civil War career of Major Louis A. Gratz / Jacob Rader Marcus -- Eugenia Levy Phillips : the Civil War experiences of a Southern Jewish woman / David T. Morgan -- Shifting veils : religion, politics, and womanhood in the Civil War writings of American Jewish women / Dianne Ashton -- "Shoddy" antisemitism and the Civil War / Gary L. Bunker and John J. Appel -- Jewish chaplains during the Civil War / Bertram W. Korn -- That obnoxious order / John Simon -- Civil War exodus : the Jews and Grant's General Order No. 11 / Stephen V. Ash -- The post-Civil War economy in the South / Thomas D. Clark -- Candidate Grant and the Jews / Joakim Isaacs
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