Military Education and the Emerging Middle Class in the Old South

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This book argues that military education was an important institution in the development of the southern middle class as a regional group and as part of the national middle class in the late antebellum years. It explores class formation, professionalization, and social mobility in the 1840s and 1850s, using this data to define the middle class on a national level, while also identifying regionally specific characteristics of the emerging southern middle class. Green argues that the significance of antebellum military ...

Military Education and the Emerging Middle Class in the Old South 2011, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521201285

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Military Education and the Emerging Middle Class in the Old South 2008, Cambridge University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780521894937

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