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  Volume 58, Number 1, March 2012

Table of Contents


p. 4

Editors’ Overview

p. 5

Review Essay

Wars for the American South: The First and Second Reconstructions Considered as Insurgencies

pp. 6-36


Virginia’s Embattled Textbooks: Lessons (Learned and Not) from the Centennial Era

pp. 37-74

Assuring Freedom to the Free: Jefferson’s Declaration and the Conflict over Slavery

pp. 75-96


The Conspirator (review)

pp. 97-99

The American Experience: Robert E. Lee (review)

pp. 100-102

Border War: Fighting over Slavery before the Civil War (review)

pp. 103-105

The Imperfect Revolution: Anthony Burns and the Landscape of Race in Antebellum America, and: Fugitive Slave on Trial: The Anthony Burns Case and Abolitionist Outrage (review)

pp. 105-108

An Example for All the Land: Emancipation and the Struggle for Equality in Washington, D.C. (review)

pp. 108-111

The Long Shadow of the Civil War: Southern Dissent and Its Legacies (review)

pp. 111-112

Confederate Daughters: Coming of Age during the Civil War (review)

pp. 112-114

Civil War Citizens: Race, Ethnicity, and Identity in America’s Bloodiest Conflicts (review)

pp. 114-116

War No More: The Antiwar Impulse in American Literature, 1861–1914 (review)

pp. 117-118

From Battlefields Rising: How the Civil War Transformed American Literature (review)

pp. 119-121

Creating a Confederate Kentucky: The Lost Cause and Civil War Memory in a Border State (review)

pp. 121-123

Civil War Humor (review)

pp. 123-125

Patriotic Envelopes of the Civil War: The Iconography of Union and Confederate Covers (review)

pp. 125-127

Brother of Mine: The Civil War Letters of Thomas and William Christie (review)

pp. 127-128

Deserter Country: Civil War Opposition in the Pennsylvania Appalachians (review)

pp. 128-131

Scars to Prove It: The Civil War Soldier and American Fiction (review)

pp. 131-132

Book Notes

pp. 132-136

Other Books Received

p. 136

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