In the cause of liberty : how the Civil War redefined American ideals / edited by William J. Cooper, Jr., and John M. McCardell, Jr.

Contributor(s): Cooper, William J. (William James), 1940- | McCardell, John | American Civil War Center at Historic TredegarMaterial type: TextTextPublisher: Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, 2009Description: viii, 195 p. ; 23 cmISBN: 9780807134443 (cloth : alk. paper); 0807134449Subject(s): United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Influence | National characteristics, American | Social values -- United States -- HistoryDDC classification: 973.7 LOC classification: E468.9 | .I5 2009
Contents:
The Civil War and the transformation of America / James M. McPherson -- Slaveholding nation, slaveholding civilization / Christa Dierksheide and Peter S. Onuf -- Why did southerners secede? / Sean Wilentz -- "A party man who did not believe in any man who was not" Abraham Lincoln, the Republican party, and the Union / Richard Carwardine -- Rebels and patriots in the Confederate "revolution" / George C. Rable -- Wartime nationalism and race comparing the visions of Confederate, black Union, and white Union soldiers / Chandra Manning -- Emancipation without slavery remembering the Union victory / Nina Silber -- Redeeming a failed revolution Confederate memory / W. Fitzhugh Brundage -- Traced by blood African Americans and the legacies of the Civil War / David W. Blight.
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"Published in conjunction with The American Civil War Center at HistoricTredegar."

Includes bibliographical references and index.

The Civil War and the transformation of America / James M. McPherson -- Slaveholding nation, slaveholding civilization / Christa Dierksheide and Peter S. Onuf -- Why did southerners secede? / Sean Wilentz -- "A party man who did not believe in any man who was not" Abraham Lincoln, the Republican party, and the Union / Richard Carwardine -- Rebels and patriots in the Confederate "revolution" / George C. Rable -- Wartime nationalism and race comparing the visions of Confederate, black Union, and white Union soldiers / Chandra Manning -- Emancipation without slavery remembering the Union victory / Nina Silber -- Redeeming a failed revolution Confederate memory / W. Fitzhugh Brundage -- Traced by blood African Americans and the legacies of the Civil War / David W. Blight.

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William J. Cooper, Jr., is the author of Jefferson Davis and the Civil War Era; Jefferson Davis, American, winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize; and numerous other books. A Boyd Professor of History at Louisiana State University, he lives in Baton Rouge.

John M. McCardell, Jr., is the author of The Idea of a Southern Nation and coeditor of A Master's Due: Essays in Honor of David Herbert Donald. He is President Emeritus and College Professor at Middlebury College in Vermont.

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