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The blue, the gray, and the green : toward an environmental history of the Civil War / edited by Brian Allen Drake.

Publication:
Athens : The University of Georgia Press, [2015]
Series:
Uncivil wars.
UnCivil Wars
Format/Description:
Book
vi, 250 pages ; 23 cm.
Subjects:
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Environmental aspects.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Influence.
Contents:
Introduction: new fields of battle: nature, environmental history, and the Civil War / Brian Allen Drake
Fateful lightning: the significance of weather and climate to Civil War history / Kenneth W. Noe
"The difficulties and seductions of the desert": landscapes of war in 1861 New Mexico / Megan Kate Nelson
Yancey County goes to war: a case study of people and nature on home front and battlefield, 1861-1865 / Timothy Silver
"The man who has nothing to lose": environmental impacts on Civil War straggling in 1862 Virginia / Kathryn Shively Meier
Stumps in the wilderness / Aaron Sachs
"The strength of the hills": representations of Appalachian wilderness as Civil War refuge / John C. Inscoe
Nature as friction: integrating Clausewitz into environmental histories of the Civil War / Lisa M. Brady
War is hell, so have a chew: the persistence of agroenvironmental ideas in the Civil War Piedmont / Drew A. Swanson
Reconstructing the soil: emancipation and the roots of chemical-dependent agriculture in America / Timothy Johnson
Walking, running, and marching into an environmental history of the Civil War / Mart A. Stewart
Epilogue: "waving the muddy shirt" / Paul S. Sutter.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Drake, Brian Allen, editor, author.
ISBN:
9780820347141
0820347140
9780820347158
0820347159
9780820347752
OCLC:
876671498
Publisher Number:
99961501576
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