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The idea of a Southern nation : Southern nationalists and Southern nationalism, 1830-1860 / John McCardell.


1st ed.. New York : Norton, [1979] .
ISBN 9780393952032, 9780393012415, 0393012417, 0393952037

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Subjects Burgeroorlogen.
États-Unis (Sud) -- Histoire -- 1775-1865.
États-Unis (Sud) -- Vie intellectuelle.
Intellectual life.
Nationalism -- Southern States -- History.
Nationalism.
Nationalisme -- États-Unis (Sud) -- Histoire.
Nationalisme.
Nationalismus
Oorzaken.
Southern States -- History -- 1775-1865.
Southern States -- Intellectual life.
Southern States.
USA
Description xi, 394 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Copyright Date [1979]
©1979
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 355-375) and index.
Summary "As the nineteenth century began, the United States was a country in search of definition, of national character. Like other Americans, Southerners found the process of national self-definition urgent and exhilarating. But a series of shocks -- social, economic, intellectual, and finally, political -- gave an increasingly distinctive twist to the ideology of nationalism that developed in the South. By 1860, though agreeing with the North over constitutional fundamentals and sharing with other Americans similar hopes and fears, many Southerners had concluded that only in a separate Southern nation could their rights and security be preserved. This book is a study of how and why the ideology of Southern nationalism arose and spread."--Book cover.
Contents Duty bound to interpose -- The great distinguishing characteristic -- The degrading shackles of commercial dependence -- A Southern republic of letters -- Northern domination in our schools and pulpits -- The mission and destiny allotted to the Anglo-Saxon race -- The man and the hour have met.
Genre History.
Geographic Area Southern States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)4933821
(OCoLC)ocm04933821
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities McCardell, John.
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