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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:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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: Electronic books
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Dunley, Ruth, 1972-
Lost President.
Athens, GA : The University of Georgia Press, [2019]
(DLC) 2018034315
(OCoLC)1045720273
Named Person: A D Smith
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ruth Dunley
ISBN: 9780820354552 0820354554
OCLC Number: 1088407612
Description: 1 online resource
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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