Confederate Reckoning: Power and Politics in the Civil War South

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The story of the Confederate States of America, the proslavery, antidemocratic nation created by white Southern slaveholders to protect their property, has been told many times in heroic and martial narratives. Now, however, Stephanie McCurry tells a very different tale of the Confederate experience. When the grandiosity of Southerners' national ambitions met the harsh realities of wartime crises, unintended consequences ensued. Although Southern statesmen and generals had built the most powerful slave regime in the Western ...

Confederate Reckoning: Power and Politics in the Civil War South 2012, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Mass

ISBN-13: 9780674064218

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Confederate Reckoning: Power and Politics in the Civil War South 2010, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA

ISBN-13: 9780674045897

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