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This War Ain't OverFighting the Civil War in New Deal America$
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Nina Silber

Print publication date: 2018

Print ISBN-13: 9781469646541

Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: September 2019

DOI: 10.5149/northcarolina/9781469646541.001.0001

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Introduction

Introduction

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(p.1) Introduction
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This War Ain't Over
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Nina Silber

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University of North Carolina Press
DOI:10.5149/northcarolina/9781469646541.003.0001

This introduction lays out the book’s central objective: to explore why Americans returned to the Civil War throughout the New Deal years. The Civil War offered a prism for exploring the emotional upheaval people experienced in light of the Depression; the political debates that swirled around the state-building initiatives of the New Deal; and struggles over race and civil rights. Also explored here is the evolution of this book, including personal and familial influences on the author.

Keywords:   Civil War memory, New Deal, Popular Front, Irwin Silber

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