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The Resource Everyday life during the Civil War, by Michael J. Varhola

Everyday life during the Civil War, by Michael J. Varhola

Label
Everyday life during the Civil War
Title
Everyday life during the Civil War
Statement of responsibility
by Michael J. Varhola
Title variation
Civil War
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This exceptional book will be applauded by writers, students, historians and casual readers alike. From soldiers and statesmen to farmers and firing lines, Everyday Life During the Civil War offers an in-depth exploration of this fascinating era. Using dozens of illustrations, timelines and maps, Michael J. Varhola illuminates the details of Northern and Southern economy; town and country living; food and the impact of the war on diet; popular entertainment; clothing; military life; tools and weapons; slang and much more. Also includes a thorough appendix of resources, featuring books, websites, historic locations and living history organizations
Summary
Illuminates sweeping events and standard practices that shaped the Civil War era. Outlines social and economic realities of daily life in the North and South, and looks at military life in the army and navy, from rankings and regiments to duties and dress. Sheds lights on dialects, diction, and slang, and describes Civil War weaponry, recreation, clothing, and food. Includes timelines and b&w historical photos and illustrations. Varhola is senior editor of Living History and Renaissance magazine. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
164036
Cataloging source
DLC
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1966-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Varhola, Michael O.
Dewey number
973.7/1
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E468.9
LC item number
.V37 1999
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University. Libraries)
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True
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  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  • United States
  • United States
  • Manners and customs
  • Social aspects
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Label
Everyday life during the Civil War, by Michael J. Varhola
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A guide for writers, students and historians"--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 234-242) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
North and South; one nation, two peoples -- Wages, currency, clothing and dry goods -- Life in city, town and country -- Food and diet -- Fun and games; how people entertained themselves -- The civil war viewed from the home front -- Brothers at war; Billy Yank, Johnny Reb -- Slang and idiom -- Technology -- Arms, equipment and uniforms -- Civil war time line
Control code
ocm42435000
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
274 pages
Isbn
9780898799224
Lccn
99045940
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)42435000
Label
Everyday life during the Civil War, by Michael J. Varhola
Publication
Note
"A guide for writers, students and historians"--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 234-242) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
North and South; one nation, two peoples -- Wages, currency, clothing and dry goods -- Life in city, town and country -- Food and diet -- Fun and games; how people entertained themselves -- The civil war viewed from the home front -- Brothers at war; Billy Yank, Johnny Reb -- Slang and idiom -- Technology -- Arms, equipment and uniforms -- Civil war time line
Control code
ocm42435000
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
274 pages
Isbn
9780898799224
Lccn
99045940
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)42435000

Library Locations

    • McMinnville Public LibraryBorrow it
      225 NW Adams Street, McMinnville, OR, 97128, US
      45.210071 -123.199661
    • Newberg Public LibraryBorrow it
      503 East Hancock Street, Newberg, OR, 97132, US
      45.301909 -122.974741
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