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Speaker: Susan Barber

Title: "Unlawfully and against Her Consent"

Subtitle: Rape and Sexual Assault in the American Civil War

Conference: The History of Sexual Violence in Conflict Zones (April 27-29, 2006)

Place: Center for Human Rights, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, United States

Date: April 28, 2006

Language: English

Keywords: Modern History: 19th Century | American History: U.S. History | Types: Wartime Rape / American Civil War


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Speaker: Susan Barber, Department of History, Notre Dame of Maryland University

Publication: Barber, E. Susan, et al. »"Unlawfully and Against Her Consent": Sexual Violence and the Military During the American Civil War.« Sexual Violence in Conflict Zones: From the Ancient World to the Era of Human Rights. Edited by Elizabeth D. Heineman. Philadelphia 2011: 202-214.

Wikipedia: History of the Americas: History of the United States | Types of rape: Wartime sexual violence | War: American Civil War / Sex in the American Civil War