Slavery, War, and a New Birth of Freedom: 1840s-1877 - History Through Literature (Paperback)
  • Slavery, War, and a New Birth of Freedom: 1840s-1877 - History Through Literature (Paperback)
zoom

Slavery, War, and a New Birth of Freedom: 1840s-1877 - History Through Literature (Paperback)

(author)
£32.99
Paperback 224 Pages / Published: 26/07/2013
  • We can order this

Usually despatched within 3 weeks

  • This item has been added to your basket
Slavery, War, and a New Birth of Freedom: 1840s-1877, a new title in the six-title series History Through Literature: American Voices, American Themes, provides insights and analysis regarding the history, literature, and cultural climate of the eras of slavery, the Civil War, and Reconstruction. It brings together informational text and primary documents that cover notable historic events and trends, authors, literary works, social movements, and cultural and artistic themes.

Slavery, War, and a New Birth of Freedom begins with an interdisciplinary Chronology that identifies, defines, and places in context the notable historical events, literary works, authors' lives, and cultural landmarks of the period. This is followed by a comprehensive overview essay that summarizes the era's major historical trends, social movements, cultural and artistic themes, literary voices, and enduring works as reflections of each other and the spirit of the times.

The core content comprises 20-30 articles on representative writers of the period, along with excerpts from essential literary works that highlight a historical theme, sociocultural movement, or the confluence of the two. These excerpts serve the Common Core emphasis on "informational texts from a broad range of cultures and periods", including "stories, drama, poetry, and literary nonfiction".

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
ISBN: 9780765683243
Number of pages: 224
Weight: 295 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 13 mm

You may also be interested in...

Friday Night Lights
Added to basket
John F. Kennedy
Added to basket
£19.99
Paperback
American Caesars
Added to basket
£14.99
Paperback
Battle Cry of Freedom
Added to basket
America, Empire of Liberty
Added to basket
The Battle for the Falklands
Added to basket
The American Civil War
Added to basket
The American Civil War
Added to basket
DK
£16.99
Paperback
Clandestine In Chile
Added to basket
The American West
Added to basket
£8.99
Paperback
Hard Choices
Added to basket
The Challenge
Added to basket
£10.99
Paperback
1776
Added to basket
£16.99
Paperback
The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test
Added to basket
Empire of the Summer Moon
Added to basket
Hellhound on his Trail
Added to basket

Reviews

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.