Confederate Reckoning: Power and Politics in the Civil War South

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"Stephanie McCurry tells a very different tale of the Confederate experience. When the grandiosity of Southerners’ national ambitions met the harsh realities of wartime crises, unintended consequences ensued. Although Southern statesmen and generals had built the most powerful slave regime in the Western world, they had excluded the majority of their own people—white women and slaves—and thereby sowed the seeds of their demise. "

Author
Stephanie McCurry
Publisher
Harvard University Press
Year Published
2012