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Title Jews and the Civil War : a reader / edited by Jonathan D. Sarna and Adam Mendelsohn
Published New York : New York University Press, [2010]
©2010
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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 new Christians in the Atlantic slave trade / Seymour Drescher -- Jews and Negro slavery in the Old South, 1789-1865 / Bertram W. Korn -- Revolution and reform : the antebellum Jewish abolitionists / Jayme A. Sokolow -- The abolitionists and the Jews : some further thoughts / Louis Ruchames -- Isaac Mayer Wise and the Civil War / Sefton D. Temkin -- Baltimore rabbis during the Civil War / Isaac M. Fein -- Divided loyalties in 1861 : the decision of Major Alfred Mordecai / Stanley L. Falk -- Jewish Confederates / Robert N. Rosen -- From peddler to regimental commander in two years : the Civil War career of Major Louis A. Gratz / Jacob Rader Marcus -- Eugenia Levy Phillips : the Civil War experiences of a Southern Jewish woman / David T. Morgan -- Shifting veils : religion, politics, and womanhood in the Civil War writings of American Jewish women / Dianne Ashton -- "Shoddy" antisemitism and the Civil War / Gary L. Bunker and John J. Appel -- Jewish chaplains during the Civil War / Bertram W. Korn -- That obnoxious order / John Simon -- Civil War exodus : the Jews and Grant's General Order No. 11 / Stephen V. Ash -- The post-Civil War economy in the South / Thomas D. Clark -- Candidate Grant and the Jews / Joakim Isaacs
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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject African Americans -- Relations with Jews -- History -- 19th century.
Jews -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Slavery -- United States -- History.
United States -- Ethnic relations -- History -- 18th century.
United States -- Ethnic relations -- History -- 19th century.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Jews.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Participation, Jewish.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Social aspects.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Mendelsohn, Adam, 1979- editor
Sarna, Jonathan D., editor
LC no. 2009050086
ISBN 0814708595 (electronic bk.)
0814786790 (electronic bk.)
9780814708590 (electronic bk.)
9780814786796 (electronic bk.)