post-bellum


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post-bellum

(ˈpəʊstˈbɛləm)
adj
(prenominal) of or during the period after a war, esp the American Civil War
[C19: Latin post after + bellum war]
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The Hall Book of Grantham illustrates the largely untapped richness of English archives in revealing the complexities of a post-bellum town in the seventeenth century.
THE JULY 4 Inquirer featured a book, titled 'Accra and the Post-Bellum Bar' by Nick Joaquin (Lifestyle Arts and Books), about the rise to prominence of five lawyers: Edgardo Angara, Jose Concepcion, Avelino Cruz, Teodoro Regala and Manuel Abello (order rearranged to fit the acronym).
His vision was refracted through a prism that produced a spectrum broad enough for films about war (The Steel Helmet, Fixed Bayonets, Merrill's Marauders, and his masterpiece, The Big Red One), the post-bellum West (I Shot Jesse James, The Baron of Arizona, Forty Guns, Run of the Arrow), crime (Pickup on South Street, Underworld U.
Fuller's presence in the movement is almost omnipresent; even her absence is a kind of presence, which Katherine Adams claims may be "most significant to a study of black post-bellum women's reform writing" (406).
Synopsis: The practice of plural marriage, commonly known as polygamy, stirred intense controversy in post-bellum America until 1890, when the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints first officially abolished the practice.
In the post-bellum South, they enforced white supremacy, and largely arrested black people on trumped-up charges in order to feed them into convict labor systems.
The authors place their story firmly within the context of the city's rapid post-bellum economic transformation.
Today's interventions, to be considered right and just, must establish a better state of peace post-bellum.
While the entries contain information about events ante- and post-bellum, the heart of the content concerns the war years.
Shedding much light on the career of one of the post-bellum South's more interesting figures, this book is an important contribution to scholarship on the role of Jews during the Civil War and Reconstruction periods.
Divided into four sections, Teaching Nineteenth-Century American Poetry opens with a group of essays that focus on a representative selection of the subgenres of nineteenth-century poetry, including American Indian poetry, the sorrow songs, erotic poetry, working-class poetry, Civil War poetry, post-bellum realist poetry, and the schoolroom poets.
He describes post-bellum US society as sailing "a dangerous sea of seething currents and undercurrents" tossed and turned by the "blind fury of parties, infidelity, (an) entire lack of first-class captains and leaders, (and the) plentiful meanness and vulgarity of the ostensible masses.

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