The Confederate Nation, 1861-1865
Harper & Row, 1979 - 384 pages
We have for years needed a serious, scholarly, readable work on the Confederate nation that rounds up modem scholarship and offers a fresh and detached view of the whole subject. This work fills that order admirably ... [Thomas] sensibly and deftly integrates the course of Southern military fortunes with the concerns that shaped them and were shaped by them. In doing so he also manages to convey a sense of how the war itself deteriorated from something spirited and gallant to something base and mean and modern on both sides.
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THE SOCIAL ECONOMY OF THE OLD SOUTH
CULTURAL NATIONALISM IN THE PRECONFED ERATE SOUTH
FOUNDATIONS OF THE SOUTHERN NATION
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