[Gotham at War: New York City, 1860–1865 (The American Crisis Series, No. 9)] Download ☆ Edward K. Spann
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perspective than you can get anywhere else It is an enjoyable read and is a great than you can get anywhere else It is an enjoyable read and is a great to the urban history of New York City. Tham at War examines the different sides of the city as some fought to sustain the Union while others opposed the war effort and sided with the South This uniue book will entertain all readers interested in the Civil War and New York City About the Author Edward K Spann is professor emeritus of history at Indiana State University He is a specialist in nineteenth century history and urban history Spann has authored a number of books including The New Metropolis New York City 1840 New Metropolis New York City 1840 and Ideals and Politics New York Intellectuals and Liberal Democracy which was nominated for a Pulitzer Priz.
read ✓ eBook or Kindle ePUB È Edward K. SpannInteresting account of Civil War New York Filled With Perspectives On Financial Prosperity Coupled New York filled with perspectives on financial prosperity coupled abject poverty blatant racism immigration tribal politics and the thin line between the fervently patriotic Unionist movement with a anti Lincoln pro slavery sentiment No. Gotham at War is an accessible entertaining Unionist movement with a anti Lincoln pro slavery sentiment No. Gotham at War is an accessible entertaining of America's biggest and most powerful urban center during the Civil War New York City mobilized an enthusiastic but poorly trained military force during the first month of the war that helped protect Washington DC from Confederate capture Its strong financial support for the national government may well have saved the Union New York served as a center for manpower military supplies and shipbuilding And medically New York became a center for efforts to provide for sick and wounded soldiers Yet despite being a major Northern city New York T for everyone but worth a shot if you WANT
TO APPEASE THE NERD IN YOUAPPEASE THE NERD IN YOU THOSE to appease the nerd in you For those for urban history and political discontent this book has it all This covers the time in the civil war focusing mostly on the 1863 draft riots in New York City It is a convoluted story Lso had strong sympathy for the South Parts of the city were strongly racist hostile to the abolition of slavery and to any real freedom for black Americans The Hostility Of Many hostility of many Yorkers to the military draft culminated in one of the greatest of all urban upheavals the draft riots of July 1863 Edward K Spann brings his experience as an urban historian to provide insights on both the varied ways in which the war affected the city and the ways in which the city's people and industry influenced the divided nation This is the first book to assess the city's contributions to the Civil War Go.