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8 edition of Confederates found in the catalog.


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Published by Harper & Row in New York .
Written in English

  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementThomas Keneally.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination427 p. :
    Number of Pages427
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23255809M
    ISBN 100060122994

      Schindler's List was one of my favorite books. I stumbled upon Confederates not knowing this author was one in the same. I will have to read everything by him now. This book was really very good and the plot, subplots, characterizations, and dialogue were superb. If you're interested in a good read, you won't be disappointed!/5(28). Get this from a library! Confederates. [Thomas Keneally] -- Thomas Keneally's Confederates is a series of pictures of the American Civil War as seen from the Southern states-stark, impressionistic, intimate and at the same time vast. If you can imagine the.

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Levin’s new book, Searching for Confederates book Confederates: The Confederates book War’s Most Persistent Myth, argues that slavery was central to the south’s war effort. Drawing on research including letters. Confederates in the Attic, which I first encountered in an American studies undergraduate classroom a few years after it came out, is a Confederates book to teachers of American ’s wryly funny but Author: Rebecca Onion.

Free download or read online Confederates in the Attic: Dispatches from the Unfinished Civil War pdf (ePUB) Confederates book. The first edition of the novel was published in March 3rdand was written by Tony Horwitz. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format.

The main characters of this military history, civil war story /5. Keneally's best novel yet, ripest fruit of an imagination that has been grinding for years in an effort to energize history within its fiction—sometimes head-on.

sometimes obliquely, but never with quite full success. Success has come. The book is about the American Civil War, about a few soldiers—Usaph, Gus, Cates, Colonel Lafcadio Wheat&#;belonging to the Shenandoah Volunteers that.

The Paperback of the Confederates in the Attic: Dispatches from the Unfinished Civil War by Tony Horwitz at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or Due to COVID, orders may be delayed/5(). The book The Confederate and Neo-Confederate Reader says that toward the end of the 20th century—in order to support the idea that the Civil War was not about slavery—neo-Confederates began to claim that "thousands of African Americans had served in the Confederate army".

Black Confederate Soldiers. 23K likes. We are about telling the world about black Confederate soldiers and their sacrifices and storiesFollowers: 23K.

In the book “Confederates in the Attic”, the author Tony Horwitz gives an account of his year long exploration through the places where the U.S. Civil War was fought. He took his childhood interest in the Civil War to a new level by traveling around the South in search of Civil War relics, battle fields, and most importantly stories.

A review of Black Confederates and Afro-Yankees in Civil War Virginia, by Ervin L. Jordan, Jr., Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia,pages; and Black Slaveowners: Free Black Slavemasters in South Carolina,by Larry Koger, Columbia: University of South Carolina Press,pages.

Black Confederates. Remember, you heard it here first. About Confederates in the Attic. National Bestseller For all who remain intrigued by the legacy of the Civil War — reenactors, battlefield visitors, Confederate descendants and other Southerners, history fans, students of current racial conflicts, and more — this ten-state adventure is part travelogue, part social commentary and always good-humored.

The Confederates left me with a somewhat mixed bag of emotions, making it a little difficult to review. First off, I would say that Mr. Keneally is a good writer. His main characters are developed well enough that they're memorable.

That said, I kept thinking that the book was more like a series of vignettes—divided by chapters.4/5(). CONFEDERATES IN THE ATTIC. Ina century after Appomattox, the Civil War began for me at a musty apartment in New Haven, Connecticut. My great-grandfather held a magnifying glass to his spectacles and studied an enormous book spread open on the rug.

The book, hailed at the time as a fine documentation of these flags, was a sales failure in actuality. In addition, the work was seriously flawed in terms of accuracy, ignoring virtually all of the flags used by Western Confederates as well as some used by Eastern ones.

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Horwitz (Baghdad Without a Map,etc.) takes an eye-opening turn in the South, where his childhood obsession with the Confederacy collides with hard adult realities about race and culture in g up in Virginia, Horwitz painted rebel heroes on the walls of his attic bedroom.

Returning home after a decade spent covering foreign wars, he launches. James M. Gillispie is the division chair of Arts & Sciences at Sampson Community College in Clinton, North Carolina, where he has taught since He is the author of one other book on the Civil War and has been a featured speaker at the Museum of the Confederacy in Richmond, Virginia.

Nostalgia tinges ''Confederates in the Attic'' but seldom. One of the ironies of this book is that Horwitz is clearly a deep-dyed peace seeker. His judiciously balanced sympathies make him uncomfortable at times, caught between two camps fighting over turf.

He longs for roots in the land. What he has is roots in intellectual honesty. New York / T. Fisher Unwin: London. Hardcover. 24,7 x 19,5 cm. Black original cloth with green label on spine. Cover rubbed, stained a bit and slightly bumped. VIII, pages (complete part) with many b/w illustrations and plates.

Text in two columns. Book block cracked a bit after table of content. Fly-leafs with brownish spots. Confederates by Keneally, Confederates by Thomas Keneally. You Searched For: Satisfaction Guaranteed. Book is in Used-Good condition.

Pages and cover are clean and intact. Used items may not include supplementary materials such as CDs or access codes. May show signs of minor shelf wear and contain limited notes and highlighting.

Confederate States of America During the Civil War, the Episcopal Church in the Confederate States was temporarily separated from the rest of the Episcopal Church. There were three complete printings of a Confederate Prayer Book, all done in London, and none apparently formallly authorized.

Book reviews. Confederates in the Attic Tony Horwitz Review by David Madden. March In Confederates in the Attic, journalist Tony Horwitz scours Civil War battlegrounds adjacent to shopping malls and sends dispatches to his fellow Americans that sound less like news bulletins than wisecracks in a musical comedy.

In Virginia, Horwitz joins a band of "hardcore" reenactors who crash-diet to achieve the hollow-eyed look of starved Confederates; in Kentucky, he witnesses Klan rallies and calls for race war sparked by the killing of a white man who brandishes a rebel flag; and in the book's climax, Horwitz takes a marathon trek from Antietam to Gettysburg to.

CONFEDERATES IN THE ATTIC Dispatches From the Unfinished Civil War. By Tony Horwitz. New York: Pantheon Books. $ Tony Horwitz, author of Confederates in the Attic, performed a great deal of research and travel to write the book.

During his travels, he visited noted historian and author Shelby Foote, who spoke. Iowa Confederates in the Civil War Pre-Order Your Copy Now.

Amazon Barnes & Noble Indiebound Hudson Booksellers Advance Praise There was a geographic integrity to the Civil War. It was the war between the states, North versus South, but individuals have their own hearts and minds.

There were legions of anti-secession Southerners who stayed loyal [ ]. Book Trailer More than years after the end of the Civil War, scores of websites, articles, and organizations repeat claims that anywhere between andfree and enslaved African Americans fought willingly as soldiers in the Confederate army.

Dixie Confederates. 2, likes 43 talking about this. A place to congregate with like minds. There is a storm brewing and we need to be ers: 2K. A new book uncovers the history of “body servants,” neo-Confederate propaganda, and one of the internet’s favorite racist : Rebecca Onion.

“Confederates in the Attic” by Tony Horwitz. Horwitz’s breezy, smart, occasionally very funny book from recounts his tour of the modern-day South, and various characters who remain fascinated by (and in several cases, obsessed with) the Civil War.

Yes, there are war re-enactors, but many other types besides. Of all the colonies founded by former Confederates in Latin America, the most important was established by William Norris at Americana in southeastern Brazil.

For years the people in Americana have held on to their language and customs, while prospering within and contributing to the larger Brazilian economy and society. The original settlers came from Alabama, Texas, Louisiana, Georgia. Great book to listen to What made the experience of listening to Confederates in the Attic the most enjoyable.

This is a very funny, laugh out loud narration of. Confederate States of America, the pdf of 11 Southern states that seceded from the Union in –61, following the election of Abraham Lincoln as U.S.

president, prompting the American Civil War (–65). The Confederacy acted as .Confederates in the Attic, by Tony Horwitz, Pantheon Download pdf, New York,$ The Civil War looms large in the minds of Americans.

Diverse groups have immersed themselves in the literature and regalia of the war. In Confederates in the Attic, author Tony Horwitz sets out to discover the commonality of our Civil War : Historynet Staff.Author:Keneally, Thomas.

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