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24%OFFEmmy E. Werner - Reluctant Witnesses: Children's Voices From The Civil War - 9780813328232 - V9780813328232
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Reluctant Witnesses: Children's Voices From The Civil War

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Description for Reluctant Witnesses: Children's Voices From The Civil War Paperback. A book based on eyewitness accounts of the American Civil War by 120 children between the ages of four and 16. Their diaries, letters and reminiscences are a testimony to their resilience in the face of great adversity and their capacity to pick up the pieces of their shattered lives. Num Pages: 192 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 3JH; BG; HBJK; HBLL; HBWJ; JFSP1; JFSP2. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 226 x 154 x 14. Weight in Grams: 316.
Between 250,000 and 500,000 boy soldiers fought in the U.S. Civil War. Many more children were exposed to the war's ravages in their home towns,in Atlanta, Baton Rouge, Columbia, Fredericksburg, Gettysburg, Harper's Ferry, Richmond, and Vicksburg,and during Sherman's March to the Sea. Based on eyewitness accounts of 120 children, ages four to sixteen, Reluctant Witnesses tells their story of the war: their experience of the hardships they endured and how they managed to cope. Their voices speak of courage and despair, of horror and heroism, and of the bonds of family and community and the powers of faith ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Publisher
Basic Books
Condition
New
Number of Pages
192
Place of Publication
New York, United States
ISBN
9780813328232
SKU
V9780813328232
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 5 to 9 working days
Ref
99-1

About Emmy E. Werner
Emmy E. Werner is a developmental psychologist and research professor at the University of California at Davis. She is the author of many books, including Through the Eyes of Innocents (Westview Press 2000) Reluctant Witnesses (Westview Press, 1998) Pioneer Children on the Journey West (Westview Press 1995).

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