Race, ethnicity, and disability : veterans and benefits in post-Civil War America /

"Using data from more than 40,000 soldiers of the Union army, this book focuses on the experience of African Americans and immigrants with disabilities, investigating their decision to seek government assistance and their resulting treatment. Pension administrators treated these ex-soldiers dif...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Logue, Larry M., 1947-
Other Authors: Blanck, Peter David, 1957-
Format: Book
Published: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2010.
Series:Cambridge disability, law and policy series.
Table of Contents:
  • 1. The winding path of the self and the other
  • 2. The moral economy of veterans' benefits
  • 3. African-American veterans and the pension system
  • 4. Pensions for foreign-born veterans
  • 5. 'A more infamous gang of cut-throats never lived'
  • 6. Havens of last resort
  • 7. Epilogue.