Union in Peril: The Crisis Over British Intervention in the Civil War

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UNC Press Books, 1992 - History - 300 pages
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"An attractively written, cogently argued study that merits a prominent place on the bookshelves of Anglo-American and Civil War scholars".-Journal of American History. "Jones offers a fresh revision . . . on why England failed to intervene in the America
  

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Jones (history, Univ. of Alabama) has undertaken a scholarly journey into previously uncharted territory: the failure of European countries, especially England, to intervene in the Civil War, which ... Read full review

Contents

Problems of Recognition
10
British Neutrality and the Rules of Modern Civilized Warfare
38
Bull Run and the Threat of Foreign Intervention
57
The Trent Affair and Recognition
80
Trials of British Neutrality
100
Seedtime of British Intervention
122
Emancipation by the Sword and the British Decision to Intervene
138
Antietam and the Move toward Mediation
162
Prelude to Intervention
181
Denouement The November Decision in London
198
Conclusion
224
NOTES
231
BIBLIOGRAPHY
275
INDEX
289
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Howard Jones, University Research Professor in history at the University of Alabama, is the author of numerous books, including "To the Webster-Ashburton Treaty: A Study in Anglo-American Relations, 1783-1843" and "Course of American Diplomacy: From the Revolution to the Present,

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