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Jefferson Davis and the Civil War era

Author: William J Cooper, Jr.
Publisher: Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, ©2008.
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In his masterpiece, Jefferson Davis, American, William J. Cooper, Jr., crafted a sweeping, definitive biography and established himself as the foremost scholar on the intriguing Confederate president. Cooper narrows his focus considerably in Jefferson Davis and the Civil War Era, training his expert eye specifically on Davis's participation in and influence on events central to the American Civil War. Nine  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Cooper, William J. (William James), 1940-
Jefferson Davis and the Civil War era.
Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, ©2008
(DLC) 2008010717
(OCoLC)215171655
Named Person: Jefferson Davis; Jefferson Davis
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William J Cooper, Jr.
ISBN: 9780807134597 0807134597 080713371X 9780807133712
OCLC Number: 299039028
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 128 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Jefferson Davis and the sudden disappearance of southern politics --
Jefferson Davis and the politics of secession --
Jefferson Davis and states' rights in the Confederacy --
Jefferson Davis and the politics of Confederate command --
Jefferson Davis and the political dimensions of Confederate strategy --
Jefferson Davis and the war in the west --
Jefferson Davis as war leader --
Jefferson Davis and the meaning of the war --
Jefferson Davis and two Montgomery inaugurals, 1861 and 1886.
Responsibility: William J. Cooper, Jr.

Abstract:

In his masterpiece, Jefferson Davis, American, William J. Cooper, Jr., crafted a sweeping, definitive biography and established himself as the foremost scholar on the intriguing Confederate president. Cooper narrows his focus considerably in Jefferson Davis and the Civil War Era, training his expert eye specifically on Davis's participation in and influence on events central to the American Civil War. Nine self-contained essays address how Davis reacted to and dealt with a variety of issues that were key to the coming of the war, the war itself, or in memorializing the war, sharply illuminatin.

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