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Title Jews and the Civil War [electronic resource] : a reader / edited by Jonathan D. Sarna and Adam Mendelsohn.

Imprint New York [N.Y.] : New York University Press, c2010 (Boston, Mass. : Credo Reference, 2013.)


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 Axe Credo Reference E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description 1 online resource (39 entries) : 24 images, digital files.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Introduction : Before Korn : a Century of Jewish historical writing about the American Civil War / Adam Mendelsohn -- Overview : The war between Jewish brothers in America / Eli N. Evans -- Jews and slavery -- Jews and abolition -- Rabbis and the march to war -- Jewish soldiers during the Civil War -- The home front -- Jews as a class -- Aftermath.
Access Access restricted to authorized users and institutions.
Summary In Jews and the Civil War, essays from top scholars are grouped into seven sections: Jews and Slavery, Jews and Abolition, Rabbis and the March to War, Jewish Soldiers during the Civil War, The Home Front, Jews as a Class, and Aftermath?each with an introduction by the editors. It covers the impact of the war on Jews (both soldiers and civilians) in the North and the South and includes resources for further reading.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Note Description based on title page of print version.
Subject Jews -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
African Americans -- Relations with Jews -- History -- 19th century.
Slavery -- United States -- History.
United States -- Ethnic relations -- History -- 19th century.
United States -- Ethnic relations -- History -- 18th century.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Participation, Jewish.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Jews.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Social aspects.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Mendelsohn, Adam D., 1979-
Sarna, Jonathan D.
Credo Reference (Firm)
Other Form: Print version: 081474091X 9780814740910 (DLC) 2009050086 x, 435 p. : ill.
ISBN 081474091X (cl : alk. paper)
9780814740910 (cl : alk. paper)
9781782682462 (online)

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