The Union, the Confederacy, and the Atlantic Rim

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Robert E. May
Purdue University Press, 1995 - History - 169 pages
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These four essays by Howard Jones, R. J. M. Blackett, Thomas Schoonover, and James M. McPherson reconsider why the Confederacy never received the foreign aid that it counted on, and trace the war's impact upon European and Latin nations and dependencies. The book provides fresh perspectives regarding Britainís refusal to recognize the Confederacy, the role abroad of pro-Union African-American lecturers, French emperor Napoleon III's intervention in Mexico, and the Civil War's meaning to peoples all over the world.
  

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Contents

History and Mythology
29
Pressure from Without
69
Napoleon Is Coming Maximilian Is Coming?
101
Thf Whoi f Famny of Man
131
Contributors
159
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About the author (1995)

Robert E. May is professor of history at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana. His previous books include "The Union, the Confederacy, and the Atlantic Rim" and the prize-winning "John A. Quitman: Old South Crusader.

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