The Union Image: Popular Prints of the Civil War North

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UNC Press Books, 2000 - 266 páginas
During the American Civil War, popular prints were frequently used to depict, define, and celebrate both the Union and Confederate causes. The Union Image explores the graphic arts that portrayed the Northern side_both in patriotic pictures and new
 

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The Union image: popular prints of the Civil War North

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Neely and Holzer follow their previous Confederate Image: Prints of the Lost Cause (o.p.) with a look at the uplifting propaganda prints of the North during and after the war. When the war opened with ... Ler crítica na íntegra

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The Defenders of the Union Heroic Tradition and the Popular Military Portrait
23
In Camp and on Campaign Eyewitness Portfolios of Soldier Life
57
The Domestic Blockade The Home Front in Prints
83
Twilight of the Wooden Ships Technology and Tradition in Navy Prints
109
Slow and Steady Wins the Race The 1864 Presidential Campaign in the Graphic Arts
129
The Real Men of the War Print Portraits of the Victors
161
The Entire Field Could Be Observed Civil War Battle Prints
199
Epilogue Toward a New Union Image?
231
NOTES
237
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
253
INDEX OF ILLUSTRATIONS
255
GENERAL INDEX
259
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Passagens conhecidas

Página 14 - WHEN Freedom from her mountain height Unfurled her standard to the air, She tore the azure robe of night, And set the stars of glory there. She mingled with its gorgeous dyes The milky baldric of the skies, And striped its pure celestial white With streakings of the morning light ; Then from his mansion in the sun She called her eagle bearer down, And gave into his mighty hand The symbol of her chosen land.
Página 9 - It is not a painted rag. It is a whole national history. It is the Constitution. It is the government. It is the free people that stand in the government on the Constitution.

Acerca do autor (2000)

Mark E. Neely Jr. is McCabe-Greer Professor of Civil War History at Pennsylvania State University. He has coauthored several previous books with Harold Holzer, includingThe Confederate Image: Prints of the Lost Cause.

Mark E. Neely Jr. is McCabe-Greer Professor of Civil War History at Pennsylvania State University.

Harold Holzer is one of the leading authorities on Abraham Lincoln and the political culture of the Civil War era. He is a prolific writer and lecturer. He has written, co-written and edited over 30 books including Abraham Lincoln, The Writer (2000), which was named to the Children's Literature Choice List and the Bank Street Best Children's Books of the Year, and Lincoln at Cooper Union: The Speech That Made Abraham Lincoln President (2004), which won a 2005 Lincoln Prize. He has also written over 425 popular magazine and scholarly journal articles and numerous pamphlets and monographs. He has won numerous awards including the Barondess Award of the Civil War Round Table of New York five times; the Award of Achievement from the Lincoln Group of New York three times; a 1988 George Washington Medal; the 2000 Newman Book Award; and the 2008 National Humanities Medal. He is the Senior Vice President for External Affairs at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.

Harold Holzer is vice president for communications at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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