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In the wake of war : military occupation, emancipation, and Civil War America / Andrew F. Lang.

Author/creator Lang, Andrew F., 1982- author.
Format Book and Print
Publication Info Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, [2017]
Descriptionxiii, 317 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Conflicting worlds : new dimensions of the American Civil War
Conflicting worlds. ^A449147
Contents Introduction: the Republican tradition, military occupation, and Civil War history -- Conflicting cultures and the Mexican-American War -- Policy, process, and the landscape of Union occupation during the Civil War -- Union soldiers and the symbol of a standing army of occupation -- Informal economies and the strains of Republican disinterestedness -- The irregular war, guerrilla violence, and counterinsurgency -- Lincoln's proclamation and the white racial assumptions of wartime occupation -- Racial authority, cultural change, and black wartime military occupation -- Republicanism, race, and the problem of postwar occupation -- Military reconstruction and the fate of union.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
LCCN 2017008823
ISBN0807167061 hardcover ; alkaline paper
ISBNelectronic book
ISBNelectronic publication

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