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The American Civil War in the shaping of British democracy

Author: Brent E Kinser
Publisher: Farnham, Surrey, UK ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2011.
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Brent E. Kinser explores the presence of the American Civil War in the writings of British intellectuals such as Thomas Carlyle, Anthony Trollope, Walter Bagehot, and John Stuart Mill, all of whom engaged in the debates surrounding democracy's viability as a foundation for modern governance. Kinser focuses on the period from the outbreak of war in 1861 to the reform of 1867, which helped to secure a democratic  Read more...
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Kinser, Brent E.
American Civil War in the shaping of British democracy.
Farnham, Surrey, UK ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2011
(DLC) 2010043845
Named Person: Walter Bagehot; Thomas Carlyle; John Stuart Mill; Anthony Trollope; Walter Bagehot; Thomas Carlyle; John Stuart Mill; Anthony Trollope; Walter Bagehot; Thomas Carlyle; John Stuart Mill; Anthony Trollope
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Brent E Kinser
ISBN: 9781409425007 1409425002
OCLC Number: 715158898
Description: 1 online resource (191 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Cover; Contents; List of Figures; Acknowledgments; List of Abbreviations; Introduction: Trial of the Century; 1 Thomas Carlyle: The Accidental Democrat; 2 Anthony Trollope: Strange Paradoxes; 3 Walter Bagehot: The Case Against America; 4 John Stuart Mill: Calculations and Feelings; Conclusion: "Fare-Well" Democracy; Bibliography; Index.
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