Reconstructing the National Body: Masculinity, Disability and Race in the American Civil War

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JournalProceedings of the British Academy
ISSN (print)0068-1202
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This lecture presents the text of the speech about masculinity, disability, and race in the American Civil War delivered by the author at the 2007 Sarah Tryphena Phillips Lecture in American History held at the British Academy. It discusses the centrality of the Civil War to America's national history, and also highlights the role of the dead in the construction both of Northern/Union nationalism and the Southern civic religion.
PublisherThe British Academy
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