The Confederate Republic: A Revolution Against Politics

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Univ of North Carolina Press, 1994 - 416 strani
Although much has been written about the ways in which Confederate politics affected the course of the Civil War, George Rable is the first historian to investigate Confederate political culture in its own right. Focusing on the assumptions, values, and b
 

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THE CONFEDERATE REPUBLIC: A Revolution Against Politics

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A thoughtful and engaging study of political ethics and infighting in the Confederate States of America during the Civil War. Unlike those who have tended to view Confederate politics as merely a ... Celotno mnenje

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Unlike Emory M. Thomas, whose Confederate Nation, 1861-1865 (1976) emphasized the modernizing tendencies of the Confederacy, Rable (Civil Wars: Women and the Crisis of Southern Nationalism, Univ. of ... Celotno mnenje

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The Old South A Political Culture in Crisis
6
Through a Glass Darkly Secession and the Future of Southern Politics
20
The Crisis of Southern Constitutionalism
39
Establishing Political Legitimacy
64
A New Political Universe
88
Origins of Political Crisis
111
Desperate Times Desperate Measures Desperate Politics
132
Internal Stresses of War
154
The Elections of 1863 and Political Fragmentation
214
Factious Politics
236
Principle Power Politics and Peace
255
National Identity the Political Cultures and Wars End
277
Epilogue
299
Notes
303
Bibliography
367
Index
401

The Two Political Cultures
174
Spring and Summer of Discontent
195

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George C. Rable is the Charles G. Summersell Professor of Southern History at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa. He is author of Civil Wars: Women and the Crisis of Southern Nationalism and the Lincoln Prize-winning Fredericksburg! Fredericksburg! (from the University of North Carolina Press).

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