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Journal of the Civil War Era: Fall 2011 Issue

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The University of North Carolina Press and the George and Ann Richards Civil War Era Center at the Pennsylvania State University are pleased to Publish The Journal of the Civil War Era. William Blair, of the Pennsylvania State University, serves as founding editor.

Table of Contents for this issue:

Volume 1, Number 3: September 2011


Jon Grinspan
"Sorrowfully Amusing": The Popular Comedy of the Civil War

Joan E. Cashin
Trophies of War: Material Culture in the Civil War Era

Anne E. Marshall
The 1906 Uncle Tom's Cabin Law and the Politics of Race and Memory in
Early-Twentieth-Century Kentucky

Review Essay

Wayne Wei-Siang Hsieh
Total War and the American Civil War Reconsidered:
The End of an Outdated "Master Narrative"

Book Reviews

Books Received

Professional Notes

Barbara Franco
Planned Commemorations: Unexpected Consequences

Notes on Contributors

The Journal of the Civil War Era takes advantage of the flowering of research on the many issues raised by the sectional crisis, war, Reconstruction, and memory of the conflict, while bringing fresh understanding to the struggles that defined the period, and by extension, the course of American history in the nineteenth century.

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