The North and the Nation in the Era of the Civil War

The North and the Nation in the Era of the Civil War

by Peter Parish
     
 


In this rich collection, a leading historian argues that in order to fully understand the Civil War, we need to grasp the relationship between American national identity and the values of Northern society. Northerners shaped nationalism into an ideology to justify and sustain a war against the South. Parish explores politics and religion as sinews that connected… See more details below

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In this rich collection, a leading historian argues that in order to fully understand the Civil War, we need to grasp the relationship between American national identity and the values of Northern society. Northerners shaped nationalism into an ideology to justify and sustain a war against the South. Parish explores politics and religion as sinews that connected Northerners to the Union cause.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780823222940
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
Publication date:
10/30/2003
Series:
North's Civil War Series
Edition description:
1
Pages:
239
Product dimensions:
9.10(w) x 6.30(h) x 0.60(d)

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