The Resource Life in Civil War America

Life in Civil War America

Label
Life in Civil War America
Title
Life in Civil War America
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Civil War is a fascinating time period in American history. Life in Civil War America, 2nd Edition provides readers with fast facts and statistics about the 1860s from military life to civilian life in both the North and South. Topics covered include: social and economic realities of daily life common slang and idioms diets of the era, including recipes, food preparation and the impact of shortages and inflation on rations civilian dress, military dress, and technology of the time.The book focuses on the era, not just the events of the war. Period illustrations and photos further illuminate the era
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Varhola, Michael J
LC call number
E468.9 -- .V37 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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ProQuest (Firm)
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Civil war -- United States
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Social aspects
  • United States -- Social life and customs -- 1783-1865
Label
Life in Civil War America
Link
http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/multco/detail.action?docID=794576
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover -- Table of Contents -- Foreword -- Preface -- Introduction -- Chapter 1: North and South: One Nation, Two Peoples -- Chapter 2: Where People Lived: Life in City, Town, and Country -- Chapter 3: Education: From Schoolhouses to Universities -- Chapter 4: Slang and Idiom: How People and Events Shaped Language -- Chapter 5: Religion: What People Believed -- Chapter 6: Fun and Games: How People Entertained Themselves -- Chapter 7: Wages and Currency: Coins, Greenbacks, and Postal Currency -- Chapter 8: Clothing and Dry Goods: What Items Cost and the Impact of Shortages -- Chapter 9: Food and Diet: How People Ate at Home and On the War Front -- Chapter 10: Technology: Inventions That Changed Life and Warfare -- Chapter 11: The War on the Homefront: The Draft and Civil Unrest -- Chapter 12: Brothers at War: Billy Yank, Johnny Reb -- Chapter 13: Arms, Equipment, and Uniforms: Supplying the Servicemen -- Appendix A: Civil War Photography -- Appendix B: Civil War Timeline -- Appendix C: Bibiliography and Recommended Books -- Appendix D: Resources -- Appendix E: Songs and Poetry -- Index
Control code
EBC794576
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
1 online resource (322 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781440310881
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2017. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC794576
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL794576
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10686411
  • (CaONFJC)MIL471362
  • (OCoLC)767502280
Label
Life in Civil War America
Link
http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/multco/detail.action?docID=794576
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover -- Table of Contents -- Foreword -- Preface -- Introduction -- Chapter 1: North and South: One Nation, Two Peoples -- Chapter 2: Where People Lived: Life in City, Town, and Country -- Chapter 3: Education: From Schoolhouses to Universities -- Chapter 4: Slang and Idiom: How People and Events Shaped Language -- Chapter 5: Religion: What People Believed -- Chapter 6: Fun and Games: How People Entertained Themselves -- Chapter 7: Wages and Currency: Coins, Greenbacks, and Postal Currency -- Chapter 8: Clothing and Dry Goods: What Items Cost and the Impact of Shortages -- Chapter 9: Food and Diet: How People Ate at Home and On the War Front -- Chapter 10: Technology: Inventions That Changed Life and Warfare -- Chapter 11: The War on the Homefront: The Draft and Civil Unrest -- Chapter 12: Brothers at War: Billy Yank, Johnny Reb -- Chapter 13: Arms, Equipment, and Uniforms: Supplying the Servicemen -- Appendix A: Civil War Photography -- Appendix B: Civil War Timeline -- Appendix C: Bibiliography and Recommended Books -- Appendix D: Resources -- Appendix E: Songs and Poetry -- Index
Control code
EBC794576
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
1 online resource (322 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781440310881
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2017. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC794576
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL794576
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10686411
  • (CaONFJC)MIL471362
  • (OCoLC)767502280

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