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The Resource Saving Savannah : the city and the Civil War, Jacqueline Jones

Saving Savannah : the city and the Civil War, Jacqueline Jones

Label
Saving Savannah : the city and the Civil War
Title
Saving Savannah
Title remainder
the city and the Civil War
Statement of responsibility
Jacqueline Jones
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A panoramic portrait of the city of Savannah before, during, and after the Civil War--a poignant story of the African American freedom struggle in this prosperous southern riverport, set against a backdrop of military conflict and political turmoil.--From publisher description
Summary
Drawing on diaries, letters, newspaper articles, memoirs, and military records, an in-depth study of the city of Savannah before, during, and in the aftermath of the Civil War describes the African-American struggle for equality and freedom in the midst of war, political turmoil, and social upheaval
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
275081
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1948-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jones, Jacqueline
Dewey number
975.8/03
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
F294.S2
LC item number
J65 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African Americans
  • Freedmen
  • Slavery
  • Elite (Social sciences)
  • Social classes
  • Savannah (Ga.)
  • Georgia
  • Savannah (Ga.)
  • Savannah (Ga.)
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the city and the Civil War
Label
Saving Savannah : the city and the Civil War, Jacqueline Jones
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [471]-493) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
ANTEBELLUM. I am in the hands of kidnappers -- Sell and buy and sell and buy -- Our common Master in heaven -- A demon ready with knife and torch -- Let's see her face -- IN BELLO. An abiding hope in every breast -- As traitors, they go over to the enemy -- Are we free? -- We have dyed the ground with blood -- POSTBELLUM. The way we can best take care of ourselves -- For I have a great deal to do -- A dream of the past -- To have a big meeting, a big shooting, or big blood -- The present deranged system of labor -- You will see them studying -- I came to do my own work -- When you leave set fire to all the houses -- Those peaceful, powerful weapons -- MAPS. Map of Savannah, Civil War era -- Lloyd's topographical map of Georgia -- Sketch of the Atlantic Coast of the United States -- The defense of Savannah -- General Sherman's campaign war map
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
510 pages
Isbn
9781400042937
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2008011508
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • ocn212855059
  • (OCoLC)212855059
Label
Saving Savannah : the city and the Civil War, Jacqueline Jones
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [471]-493) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
ANTEBELLUM. I am in the hands of kidnappers -- Sell and buy and sell and buy -- Our common Master in heaven -- A demon ready with knife and torch -- Let's see her face -- IN BELLO. An abiding hope in every breast -- As traitors, they go over to the enemy -- Are we free? -- We have dyed the ground with blood -- POSTBELLUM. The way we can best take care of ourselves -- For I have a great deal to do -- A dream of the past -- To have a big meeting, a big shooting, or big blood -- The present deranged system of labor -- You will see them studying -- I came to do my own work -- When you leave set fire to all the houses -- Those peaceful, powerful weapons -- MAPS. Map of Savannah, Civil War era -- Lloyd's topographical map of Georgia -- Sketch of the Atlantic Coast of the United States -- The defense of Savannah -- General Sherman's campaign war map
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
510 pages
Isbn
9781400042937
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2008011508
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • ocn212855059
  • (OCoLC)212855059

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