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Civil War Boston

home front and battlefield

by O"Connor, Thomas H.

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Published by Northeastern University Press in Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Boston (Mass.)
    • Subjects:
    • Boston (Mass.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.,
    • Boston (Mass.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Social aspects.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 287-296) and index.

      StatementThomas H. O"Connor.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF73.44 .O25 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 313 p. :
      Number of Pages313
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL669871M
      ISBN 101555533183
      LC Control Number97015747

      Discussing the effect of the turbulent war years on the city's civilian population, O'Connor examines the unique role that Boston and its inhabitants played in the Civil War. He follows the experiences of four distinctive groups of people who formed antebellum Boston: businessmen, Irish Catholic immigrants, African Americans, and women. In this informative microcosmic study of a city during four crucial years, O'Connor (The Boston Irish, ) describes how the Civil War's battlefield upheavals were matched by quieter revolutions in metropolitan society, commerce, and politics. One part of O'Connor's narrative—the progress of the Hub's soldiers through four unexpected years of agony&#;is enlivened by excerpts from.

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 Civil War Boston Learn about Boston's central role in the Civil War -- the war that many call the nation's "second revolution." Boston was the Hub of Abolitionism: anti-slavery Bostonians, inspired by the legacy of liberty of the American Revolution, were determined to honor and extend that legacy to include freedom for slaves.

“This is the best book on the history of Boston to be written in decades ranking in readerly charm and narrative grip with the books of Barbara Tuchman and Doris Kearns Goodwin.”—Jack Beatty, Boston magazine “This is an indispensable book for any serious student of the Civil War.”—David Herbert DonaldCited by: 2.

This book gives us a truer understanding of the Boston and Massachusetts involvement in the build up to the Civil War. Well laid out and documented. I am buying additional copies for my Civil War Round table/5(18).

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