Battle Hymns: The Power and Popularity of Music in the Civil by Christian McWhirter

By Christian McWhirter

In "Battle Hymns," Christian McWhirter explores the position of tune in Civil battle the US. McWhirter explains that even if tune was once an important a part of American tradition within the antebellum interval, the explosion of beginner track through the Civil struggle used to be extraordinary, and its popularization through the conflict had a long-lasting effect in the course of the a long time that undefined. Drawing on an in depth array of released and archival assets, McWhirter examines how track prompted the preferred tradition surrounding and aiding the battle and makes vast statements concerning the position Civil conflict track in American society, north and south (and with consciousness to the tune of African Americans). ultimately, McWhirter is going directly to research a resurgence of recognition of Civil warfare songs in the course of the past due 19th century and discusses the consequences in their persevered resonance within the 20th century.

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Battle Hymns: The Power and Popularity of Music in the Civil War (Civil War America)

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