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Living Hell: The Dark Side of the Civil War

Living Hell: The Dark Side of the Civil War

by Michael C. C. Adams

Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
ISBN: 9781421412214
Pages: 304
Format: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
File size: 8 Mb
Date posting: 2020-07-02
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Many Americans, argues Michael C. C. Adams, tend to think of the Civil War as more glorious, less awful, than the reality. Millions of tourists flock to battlefields each year as vacation destinations, their perceptions of the war often shaped by reenactors who work hard for verisimilitude but who cannot ultimately simulate mutilation, madness, chronic disease, advanced physical decay. In Living Hell, Adams tries a different tack, clustering the voices of myriad actual participants on the firing line or in the ...