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Confederate reckoning

Stephanie McCurry

Confederate reckoning

power and politics in the Civil War South

by Stephanie McCurry

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementStephanie McCurry
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE487 .M18 2010
The Physical Object
Pagination449 p. ;
Number of Pages449
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24534939M
ISBN 100674045890
ISBN 109780674045897
LC Control Number2009051647
OCLC/WorldCa456169983

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Essay Confederate Reckoning By Stephanie Mccurry. the Union and the Southern Confederate States. The Confederate Army fought for their right to own slaves while the Union fought to abolish all slavery. In the book Confederate Reckoning by Stephanie McCurry, she explains things that take place during the war but are not apart of the battle. Her previous book, Masters of Small Worlds, examines social and political life in South Carolina’s “Low Country” before the Civil War. In Confederate Reckoning McCurry reminds us that in the ante bellum South, the people who counted politically were no more than a third of the population, that is white men.

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Related Links Read Stephanie McCurry’s contribution to a New York Times “Room for Debate” forum, “Who Won the Civil War?”. Confederate Reckoning tells the little known story of the effect southern women and slaves had on the outcome of the Civil War.

While most histories recount in detail the military strategies and battles, Stephanie McCurry looks behind the Confederate lines to show how women and slaves shaped the outcome of the war and eventually forced Confederate leaders to reconsider the very reasoning 4/5.

Combining the best of the tradition of writing history "from the bottom up,"with prodigious research, and a red thread of analytical brilliance, Confederate Reckoning dramatically reshapes our understanding of the history of slavery and the Civil War.

(Walter Johnson, author of Soul by Soul: Life Inside the Antebellum Slave Market) This is a major book [that] permanently rewrites the history /5(49). Confederate Reckoning: Power and Politics in the Civil War South is a book about politics that stretches far beyond the ballot and the statehouse, all the way into plantations and farms and families and communities across the South McCurry has helped to transform our understanding of the Confederacy—and of its impossibility.

Confederate Reckoning is a ‘political history of the unfranchised’ (p. It joins a significant body of scholarship that has sought to expand the category of ‘the political’ by taking into account the behaviour and ideas of those who, in formal terms, were excluded from politics.

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© the President and Fellows of Harvard College (P) Tantor. Confederate Reckoning: Power and Politics in the Civil War South by Stephanie McCurry. Harvard University Press, Cloth, ISBN: $ Stephanie McCurry’s latest work offers a welcomed examination of the “Confederate Project” as it existed from to   Confederate Reckoning is a book about politics that stretches far beyond the ballot and the statehouse, all the way into plantations and farms and families and communities across the South At the outset of the book, McCurry insists that she is not going to ask or answer the timeworn question of why the South lost the Civil War/5(12).

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Confederate Reckoning, Stephanie McCurry a review by Rosarius Roy Leonardi This book offers excellent insights into the women and slaves who lived through the Confederacy. The author provides excellent anecdotes about the struggles of these two groups as the Union army began to prevail during the great struggle/5(30).

Confederate Reckoning is a book about politics that stretches far beyond the ballot and the statehouse, all the way into plantations and farms and families and communities across the South.

This week on The Civil War, author and University of Pennsylvania history professor Stephanie McCurry speaks about her book, Confederate Reckoning: Power and Politics in the Civil War.

Stephanie McCurry discusses her new book, "Confederate Reckoning: Power and Politics in the Civil War South," on the power and influence that Southern women and .That is the main thesis of history Professor Stephanie McCurry’s new book, Confederate Reckoning: Power and Politics in the Civil War South.

McCurry is a specialist in 19th-century American history, with a special focus on the American South and the Civil War era. She also studies the history of .Confederate Reckoning is the startling story of this epic political battle in which women and slaves helped to decide the fate of the Confederacy and the outcome of the Civil War.

About the Author Stephanie McCurry is Professor of History at the University of Pennsylvania.