Impact of the Civil War on the Children of the South
Anya Jabour talked about her book Topsy-Turvy: How the Civil War Turned the World Upside Down for Southern Children (Ivan R. Dee, 2010). In… read more
Anya Jabour talked about her book Topsy-Turvy: How the Civil War Turned the World Upside Down for Southern Children (Ivan R. Dee, 2010). In the book she presents the Civil War as a major turning point in the lives of Southern children. Because the war was fought largely on Southern soil, parts of the region became a permanent landscape of war. Children in the Confederacy experienced the struggle in an especially profound and personal way. She responded to questions from members of the audience.
This program was a noon lecture held in the McGowan Theater in conjunction with the National Archives exhibition, “Discovering the Civil War,” marking the sesquicentennial of the Civil War. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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