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  Volume 4, Number 1, March 2014

Table of Contents

Editor's Note

pp. 1-2


The Great Exaggeration: Death and the Civil War

pp. 3-27

America's Long Eulogy for Compromise: Henry Clay and American Politics, 1854-58

pp. 28-52

"Of Blood and Treasure": Recaptive Africans and the Politics of Slave Trade Suppression

pp. 53-83

The Bonds and Boundaries of Antislavery

pp. 84-105

Review Essay

The Civil War and American Art by Eleanor Jones Harvey (review)

pp. 106-108

Book Reviews

The Civil War in 50 Objects by Harold Holzer and the New-York Historical Society (review)

pp. 108-111

A Wicked War: Polk, Clay, Lincoln, and the 1846 U.S. Invasion of Mexico by Amy S. Greenberg (review)

pp. 111-113

Freaks of Fortune: The Emerging World of Capitalism and Risk in America by Jonathan Levy (review)

pp. 114-116

The Manliest Man: Samuel G. Howe and the Contours of Nineteenth-Century American Reform by James W. Trent Jr. (review)

pp. 116-118

To Live an Antislavery Life: Personal Politics and the Antebellum Black Middle Class by Erica L. Ball (review)

pp. 118-121

Mapping the Nation: History and Cartography in Nineteenth-Century America by Susan Schulten (review)

pp. 121-123

Word by Word: Emancipation and the Act of Writing by Christopher Hager (review)

pp. 124-126

Help Me to Find My People: The African American Search for Family Lost in Slavery by Heather Andrea Williams (review)

pp. 126-129

The Politics of Faith during the Civil War by Timothy L. Wesley (review)

pp. 129-131

Lincoln's Citadel: The Civil War in Washington, DC by Kenneth J. Winkle (review)

pp. 131-134

A General Who Will Fight: The Leadership of Ulysses S. Grant by Harry S. Laver (review)

pp. 134-136

A Misplaced Massacre: Struggling over the Memory of Sand Creek by Ari Kelman (review)

pp. 136-139

Across God's Frontiers: Catholic Sisters in the American West, 1850-1920 by Anne M. Butler (review)

pp. 139-141

Interpreting Sacred Ground: The Rhetoric of National Civil War Parks and Battlefields by J. Christian Spielvogel (review)

pp. 141-143

Books Received

pp. 144-145

Professional Notes

Lincoln's Body: The President in Popular Films of the Sesquicentennial

pp. 146-154


p. 155

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