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This Republic of Suffering

Death and the American Civil War

This Republic of Suffering( )
Author: Faust, Drew Gilpin
ISBN:978-0-375-40404-7
Publication Date:Jan 2008
Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Imprint:Knopf
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $29.95
Book Description:

An illuminating study of the American struggle to comprehend the meaning and practicalities of death in the face of the unprecedented carnage of the Civil War. During the war, approximately 620,000 soldiers lost their lives. An equivalent proportion of today’s population would be six million. This Republic of Suffering explores the impact of this enormous death toll from every angle: material, political, intellectual, and spiritual. The eminent historian Drew...
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Book Details
Pages:368
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Death & Dying
Family & Relationships / Death, Grief, Bereavement
History / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.66 x 9.52 x 1.38 Inches
Book Weight:1.562 Pounds



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