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Barnhart, Terry A., 1952-
Albert Taylor Bledsoe : defender of the old south and architect of the lost cause / Terry A. Barnhart
Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, c2011
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  E449.B646 B37 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject Bledsoe, Albert Taylor, 1809-1877
Subject(s) Intellectuals -- Southern States -- Biography
Slavery -- Southern States -- Justification
Subject Southern States -- Intellectual life -- 19th century
Subject(s) Secession -- Southern States
Subject United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Causes
Physical Description xi, 270 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 217-261) and index
Contents Education and vocation : the origins of a southern intellectual -- Public order and private liberty : the political creed of an Illinois Whig -- Southern education and politics : the making of a sectionalist -- A philosophy of the will : metaphysical and theological speculations -- Southern slavery justified : a watchman's response to abolitionism -- A southern discourse : replies to liberty and slavery -- Broken faiths and covenants : sectionalism, secession, and war -- Writing the revolution : a Confederate interpretation of the Civil War -- The judgment of history : the right of secession and the lost cause -- Rising up from the ashes : the mission of the Southern Review
Series Southern biography series

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