Facing America: Iconography and the Civil War

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Index
Abolition, 54, 119, 121, 137n16, 155n4
Abortion, 37, 50
Adams, John, 141n5
on slavery, 45
Aiken, George, 56
Alcott, Louisa May
Hospital Sketches,88
Little Women,125, 156n14
Althusser, Louis, 156n16
America, 111, 132n8
personification of, 4–5, 46
American Revolution, 9, 10, 84
as First Civil War, 45
Anderson, Benedict, 135n1
Anthony Brothers Studio
photographic allegories of war, 71, 74
Archive, 6, 7, 58, 144n2
Armstrong, Nancy, 146n27
Articles of Confederation, 45
Balibar, Etienne, 156n16
Bank of the United States, 41, 51
Barthes, Roland, 75–76
Benjamin, Walter, 76
Bhabha, Homi, 49
Bierce, Ambrose, 12, 18, 121, 155n7
“The Affair at Coulter's Notch, ” 12, 123–24
“Chickamauga, ” 12, 121–23
Bird, Robert Montgomery, 17
Nick of the Woods,18, 35–39
Blood, 113, 123–24, 148n13
call of, 141n42
and consanguinity, 38
and landscape, 91
of Lincoln, 100
purity of, 97
and race, 97, 113
Bodies, 60–61, 77, 79
violation of feminine, 110
Bontecue, R. B., 62–63, 77, 145n9
See also Surgeon's notebooks
Boone, Daniel, 18, 38, 135n7
Booth, John Wilkes, 113
Booth, Junius, 111
Border crossing, 35
Bourdieu, Pierre, 156n16
Brady, Mathew, 69, 74, 77, 80, 146n23
Mary Todd Lincoln and, 152n23
Brinton, John, 149n2
Brown, Charles Brockden Wieland,50
Brown, Laura, 36
Brown, Wendy, 76
Butler, Benjamin, 10
Butler, Judith, 132n6, 156n16
Captivity, 32
Cartes des visite,6, 69, 74, 111
Castration, 48
Charcot, J. M., 80

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page *
  • Acknowledgements vii
  • Contents ix
  • Illustrations xi
  • Facing America *
  • Introduction 3
  • 1 - Facing West 16
  • 2 - Miscegenated America 41
  • 3 - The Face of the Nation 58
  • 4 - Women at War 81
  • 5 - Lincoln's Body 99
  • Epilogue 118
  • Notes 131
  • Bibliography 159
  • Index 179
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