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Thomas Lanier Clingman : fire eater from the Carolina mountains

Author: Thomas E Jeffrey
Publisher: Athens : University of Georgia Press, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Thomas Lanier Clingman: Fire Eater from the Carolina Mountains is the first book-length biography of one of the most important, colorful, and controversial figures in nineteenth-century American life. A man of enormous intellect and intense ambition whose ultimate goal was nothing less than the presidency, Clingman was a lawyer, entrepreneur, Civil War general, inventor, amateur scientist, explorer, and, as a U.S.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: T L Clingman; Thomas L Clingman; T L Clingman
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas E Jeffrey
ISBN: 0820320234 9780820320236
OCLC Number: 39069468
Description: xi, 450 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Responsibility: Thomas E. Jeffrey.

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This biography of Thomas Lanier Clingman provides an insight into the political culture of southern Appalachia, the character of the southern rights movement and the coming of the American Civil War.  Read more...

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"A superb biography of one of the pivotal figures in southern antebellum politics."--John Inscoe, author of "Mountain Masters: Slavery and the Sectional Crisis in Western North Carolina"

 
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