Political Culture and Secession in Mississippi: Masculinity, Honor, and the Antiparty Tradition, 1830-1860

Political Culture and Secession in Mississippi: Masculinity, Honor, and the Antiparty Tradition, 1830-1860

by Christopher J. Olsen

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780195131475
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 10/28/2000
Pages: 280
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)
Lexile: 1430L (what's this?)

About the Author

Christopher J. Olsen is Assistant Professor of History at Indiana State University.

Table of Contents

1. A Savage Place: The Mississippi Frontier, Masculinity, and Political Culture in the 1830s
2. Early Autumn: An Episode from Mississippi's Political Culture: The Secession Crisis of 1849-51
3. Mortal Stakes: The Politics of Antipartyism
4. Small Vices: Voters, Elections, and the Myth of Party Domination
5. Playmates: Voting and Governing in the Neighborhood
6. Ceremony: The Ritual Power of Politics
7. Chance: Know Nothings and the Political Culture
8. Valediction: The Political Culture of Secession
Appendix
Notes

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