The World of the Civil War: A Daily Life Encyclopedia

Covering everything from the arts to food and drink, religion, social customs, and technology, this two-volume set provides an in-depth, accessible look at the social, cultural, economic, and political aspects of the American Civil War. * Offers an insightful examination of the era of the Civil War that balances social and political topics * Provides accessible entries intended for high school readers authored by contributors who are experts in their fields * Serves to illuminate the racial, religious, and ethnic diversity of the wartime experience through detailed explorations of the daily experiences of everyday Americans