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The loyal west : Civil War and reunion in middle America / Matthew E. Stanley.

Author/creator Stanley, Matthew E.
Format Electronic and Book
Publication InfoUrbana ; Chicago ; Springfield : University of Illinois Press, [2017]
Descriptionxi, 268 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
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Subject(s)
Contents Introduction: the geography embodied: loyal westerners in war and peace -- The progeny of Jamestown: racial construction and western identity on the Dixie frontier -- The boundary between contending nations: border war and restraints on western unity -- The war fattens on the blood of western men: the limits of practical abolitionism on slavery's western border -- The great brotherhood of the west: the demise of the antebellum west and the construction of the loyal west -- Was it for this you fought?: retreat from Reconstruction, the new white supremacy in the loyal west -- Never checked--always victorious: the heyday of the loyal west -- Solely to suppress the rebellion: commemorating conservative unionism in the loyal west -- Epilogue: no more shall the winding rivers be red: reconciliation and the passing of the loyal west.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references ( pages 231-260) and index.
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Technical detailsMode of access: World Wide Web
Genre/formElectronic books.
LCCN 2016023983
ISBN9780252040733 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN9780252082245 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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