The "war Of The Women by Alexandre Dumas

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Published by Fredonia Books (NL) .

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FormatPaperback
Number of Pages204
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Open LibraryOL11686370M
ISBN 101410105989
ISBN 109781410105981
OCLC/WorldCa57415963

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Thirty carefully rendered illustrations depict these and 27 other remarkable women from the North and South in settings that range from the battlefield to the White House.Women in the American Civil War satisfies a growing interest in this topic. Readers will learn how the Civil War became a vehicle for expanding the role of women in society.

Representing the work of more than scholars, this book treats in depth all aspects of the previously untold story of women in the Civil War.

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