This republic of suffering : : death and the American Civil War

Title This republic of suffering : : death and the American Civil War
Names Faust, Drew Gilpin.
Book Number BR017708
Title Status Active
Medium Braille
Annotation President of Harvard University interprets the significance of the U.S. Civil War's death toll. States that two percent of the country's population was killed and many died without proper burials. Analyzes the way those losses transformed American society, culture, and politics through the experience of shared suffering. Violence. Bestseller. 2008.
Local Subject Adult Book - AD
Adult Non-Fiction - AN
Bestseller - Non-Fiction - BEN
Long Book - LO
History, United States - HUS
History - HST
War (Non-Fiction) - WNF
History, U.S. - 19th Century - HUN
War - Civil War - WNFC
Audience Notes Contains violence.
LC Subject Burial - Social aspects - United States - History - 19th century
Burial - United States - Psychological aspects - History - 19th century
Death - Social aspects - United States - History - 19th century
Death - United States - Psychological aspects - History - 19th century
United States - History - Civil War, 1861-1865 - Influence
United States - History - Civil War, 1861-1865 - Psychological aspects
United States - History - Civil War, 1861-1865 - Social aspects
Call Number 973.71 ANF
Language English
Released 2008
Publication Info Washington, D.C. : National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Library of Congress, 2008 (American Printing House for the Blind, transcribing agency).
Original Publication Transcription of: 1st ed. New York : Alfred A. Knopf, c2008. 9780375404047
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