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Latest Issue: Volume 8, 2018
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Bibliographic Information: ISSN: 2154-4727
The Journal of the Civil War Era publishes the most creative new work on the many issues raised by the sectional crisis, war, Reconstruction, and memory of the country’s signal conflict, while bringing fresh understanding to the struggles that defined the period, and by extension, the course of American history in the nineteenth century. The journal was started in 2011 and is published in association with the George and Ann Richards Civil War Era Center at Pennsylvania State University. For more information about the journal, visit journalofthecivilwarera.org.
Judith Giesberg is professor of history at Villanova University. She is the editor or author of numerous books including Emilie Davis’s Civil War: The Diaries of a Free Black Woman in Philadelphia, 1863-1865 and Army at Home: Women and the Civil War on the Northern Homefront (UNC Press).
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Table of Contents
Volume 8, Number 4 December 2018
Timothy J. Williams
The Readers’ South: Literature, Region, and Identity in the Civil War Era
Joshua A. Lynn
A Manly Doughface: James Buchanan and the Sectional Politics of Gender
Joseph T. Murphy
The British Example: West Indian Emancipation, the Freedom Principle, and the Rise of Antislavery Politics in the United States, 1833–1843
Leslie A. Schwalm
A Body of “Truly Scientific Work”: The U.S. Sanitary Commission and the Elaboration of Race in the Civil War Era
The Second Slavery, Capitalism, and Emancipation in Civil War America
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