Conjectures of Order: Intellectual Life and the American South, 1810-1860, Volume 2

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Univ of North Carolina Press, Mar 1, 2004 - History - 1456 pages
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In this magisterial history of intellectual life, Michael O'Brien analyzes the lives and works of antebellum Southern thinkers and reintegrates the South into the larger tradition of American and European intellectual history.

O'Brien finds that the ev

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Michael O'Brien (1948-2015) was professor of American intellectual history at the University of Cambridge and a fellow of the British Academy. He is author or editor of several books on Southern intellectual history, including Mrs. Adams in Winter: A Journey in the Last Days of Napoleon.

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