The Confederate Nation, 1861-1865

The Confederate Nation, 1861-1865

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Thomas's analysis of Old South foundations of Southern Nationalism assesses the effects of radical revolution on the South, arguing that the Civil War transformed the "Old South" into the "Confederate South."

The Confederate Nation has yet to be superseded as the standard title on the subject. ” —Journal of Southern History, 2007

“Incisive and insightful…. As good a short history of the Southern war effort was we have.” —T. Harry Williams, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Lincoln and His Generals

Emory M. Thomas’s critically acclaimed chronicle of the Confederacy remains widely recognized as the standard history of the South during the Civil War. Now with a new introduction by the author, The Confederate Nation presents a high readable, highly personal portrait of the Southern experience during the Civil War. Thomas, renowned for his illuminating biographies of Robert E. Lee and other Southern generals, here delivers the definitive account of the political and military events that defined the nation during its period of greatest turmoil.

Publisher: New York : Harper & Row, c1979.
Edition: Pb. ed.
ISBN: 9780061319655
Branch Call Number: 973.713 THO
Characteristics: xvi, 384 p., [8] leaves of plates : ill. ; 21 cm.


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