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Creating a National Home - a book by Kelly, Patrick J.

Creating a National Home

Building the Veterans' Welfare State, 1860-1900

Creating a National Home( )
Author: Kelly, Patrick J.
ISBN:978-0-674-41882-0
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Harvard University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $65.00
Book Description:

Looking to the federal government for shelter and medical assistance, disabled Civil War veterans found help at the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers. Drawing on political, cultural, welfare, and gender studies, Patrick Kelly illustrates that the creation of the National Home at once defined an entitled group and prepared the way for the later expansion of both the welfare and the warfare states.

Book Details
Pages:256
Detailed Subjects: History / Military / Veterans
Political Science / American Government / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 Inches
Book Weight:1.062 Pounds

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