By Andrew L. Slap,Frank Towers,David Goldfield
Confederate Cities, edited by way of Andrew L. Slap and Frank Towers, shifts the focal point from the agrarian economic system that undergirded the South to the towns that served as its political and administrative hubs. The participants use the lens of the town to ascertain now-familiar Civil War–era subject matters, together with the scope of the conflict, secession, gender, emancipation, and war’s destruction. This extra integrative technique dramatically revises our figuring out of slavery’s dating to capitalist economics and cultural modernity. via permitting a extra holistic analyzing of the South, the booklet speaks to modern Civil battle students and scholars alike—not least in offering clean views on a well-studied war.
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Confederate Cities: The Urban South during the Civil War Era (Historical Studies of Urban America) by Andrew L. Slap,Frank Towers,David Goldfield