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Description: Harper's Weekly was one of the most important serials of nineteenth-century America, because it provided detailed information about cultural, military, political, and social issues. Its illustrations helped readers visualize current events. Its editorials were a major force in shaping public opinion in the North. The three parts of HarpWeek, an indexed, full-text database of Harper^s Weekly, provide searchable access to the events, people, and culture of the "Civil War Era, 1857-1865"; "Reconstruction I, 1866-1871"; and "Reconstruction II, 1872-1877."

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Access:  Off Campus Access is available for: UNC-Chapel Hill students, faculty, and staff; UNC Hospitals employees; UNC-Chapel Hill affiliated AHEC users.  (instructions)
Medium:  web
Coverage:  1857 - 1877
Language:  English