Battle hymns : the power and popularity of music in the Civil War / Christian McWhirter

Author(s): McWhirter, Christian
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Subjects: Patriotic music--United States--History and criticism
Music--Social aspects--United States--History--19th century
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Music and the war
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2012
Series: Civil War America
Civil War America
LC Classification: M, ML
Physical Description: viii, 321 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Notes: LCCN: 2011036320
ISBN: 9780807835500 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0807835501 (cloth : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents: Part of everyone's meat and drink : popular music and the Civil War -- John Browns and battle cries : the patriotic songs of the union -- Gay deceibers and bonnie blue flags : the anthems of the Confederacy -- Words were as weapons : music on the home front -- A wonderful and inspiring influence : music in the armies -- The choked voice of a race, at last unloosed : African Americans and Civil War music -- Fresh strains for fresh developments : the end of the war and its music -- Veterans, memorialists, and the King : the revival and legacy of Civil War music
OCLC Number: 748812934
ISBN/ISSN: 9780807835500