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Mastering wartime :
a social history of Philadelphia during the Civil War /
J. Matthew Gallman.
|Main Creator:||Gallman, J. Matthew (James Matthew)|
"Mastering wartime is the first study of a Northern city during the Civil War. J. Matthey Gallman argues that although the war posed numerous challenges to Philadelphia and its citizens, the city?s institutions and traditions proved to be sufficiently malleable to adjust to the crisis without substantial alteration"--Jacket.
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Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1990.
Interdisciplinary perspectives on modern history.
"Began as a dissertation at Brandeis University"--Preface.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 344-349).
The author examines the military and economic impact of the war upon the city, arguing that, although the war posed numerous challenges to Philadelphia and its citizens, the city's institutions and traditions were able to adjust to the crisis without substantial alteration.
Physical description: xiv, 354 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
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