Battle scars : gender and sexuality in the American Civil War / edited by Catherine Clinton and Nina Silber.Material type: TextPublisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006Description: xi, 213 p. : ill. ; 24 cmISBN: 9780195174458 (alk. paper); 9780195174441 (pbk. : alk. paper); 0195174453 (alk. paper); 0195174445 (pbk. : alk. paper)Subject(s): Sex role -- United States -- History -- 19th century | Women -- United States -- History -- 19th century | United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Social aspects | United States -- Social conditions -- To 1865 | United States -- Social conditions -- 1865-1918DDC classification: 305.3/0973/09034 LOC classification: HQ1075.5.U6 | B38 2006
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Includes bibliographical references.
Introduction : Colliding and collaborating : gender and Civil War scholarship / Nina Silber -- Fighting like men : Civil War dilemmas of abolitionist manhood / Stephen Kantrowitz -- "Oh I pass everywhere" : Catholic nuns in the Gulf South during the Civil War / Virginia Gould -- "Public women" and sexual politics during the American Civil War / Catherine Clinton -- The other side of freedom : destitution, disease, and dependency among freedwomen and their children during and after the Civil War / Jim Downs -- Mary Walker, Mary Surratt, and some thoughts on gender in the Civil War / Elizabeth D. Leonard -- Embattled manhood and New England writers, 1860-1870 / John Stauffer -- Sexual terror in the Reconstruction South / Lisa Cardyn -- Politics and petticoats in the same pod : Florence Fay, Betsey Bittersweet, and the reconstruction of southern womanhood, 1865-1868 / Anne Sarah Rubin -- The Confederate retreat to Mars and Venus / Thomas J. Brown.
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Catherine Clinton is a historian and the author of many titles, including Harriet Tubman: The Road to Freedom. Nina Silber is Associate Professor of History at Boston University and the author, most recently, of Daughters of the Union: Northern Women Fight the Civil War. They co-edited Divided Houses: Gender and the Civil War (OUP, 1992).