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Ruin Nation

Destruction and the American Civil War

Ruin Nation( )
Author: Nelson, Megan Kate
Series edited by: Berry, Stephen
Taylor, Amy
Series title:UnCivil Wars Ser.
ISBN:978-0-8203-4251-1
Publication Date:May 2012
Publisher:University of Georgia Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $26.95
Book Description:

During the Civil War, cities, houses, forests, and soldiers' bodies were transformed into "dead heaps of ruins," novel sights in the southern landscape. This is the first book to bring together environmental and cultural histories to consider the evocative power of ruination as an imagined state, an act of destruction, and a process of change.

Book Details
Pages:400
Detailed Subjects: History / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.944 x 8.915 x 0.892 Inches
Book Weight:1.15 Pounds



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