The Civil War in 50 Objects

By Holzer, Harold & The New York Historical Society

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9780670014637
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Viking


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Reviewed on May 1, 2013  |  Social Sciences

Through narratives on pieces from the collections of the New-York Historical Society (N-YHS), of which he is a fellow, Holzer (Lincoln at Cooper Union) suggests that history is the sum of evidence-based stories. Out of an enormous number of Civil War-related pieces at the N-YHS, Holzer's selections include a slave's shackles; a Union soldier's diary; a model of the ironclad USS Monitor; Lincoln's scribbled musings on his reelection chances; a carbon copy of Gen...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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