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The lost President : A.D. Smith and the hidden history of radical democracy in Civil War America

Author: Ruth Dunley
Publisher: Athens, GA : The University of Georgia Press, [2019]
Series: Uncivil wars.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English
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"A detective story set against the backdrop of the volatile antebellum era, this socio-cultural biography pieces together methodological inquiry with a jigsaw puzzle composed of secret documents, probate records, court testimony, speeches, correspondence, newspaper coverage and genealogical research in order to tell the story of a man named Smith, of his vision for the United States, and, more generally, of the
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: A D Smith
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ruth Dunley
ISBN: 9780820354545 0820354546
OCLC Number: 1045720273
Description: xi, 189 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction. In search of a man named Smith --
New York, Vermont, Ohio: The President of Canada --
Wisconsin: when I think of him I incline to spit --
South Carolina: Your name and memory will be cherished --
Conclusion. Act, one and all --
Epilogue. Lost and found.
Series Title: Uncivil wars.
Other Titles: A.D. Smith and the hidden history of radical democracy in Civil War America
Responsibility: Ruth Dunley.

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