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Author Bernath, Michael T

Title Confederate minds : the struggle for intellectual independence in the Civil War South / Michael T. Bernath

Publ Info Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [2010]
 CCRI-Warwick  F214 .B47 2010    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  F214 .B47 2010    AVAILABLE
1 copy ordered for CCRI-Warwick Orders on 06-23-2011.
Descript xiii, 412 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
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Series Civil War America
Civil War America (Series)
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 353-398) and index
Contents An intellectual call to arms -- The Confederate critique of northern culture -- The birth of Confederate literature -- The campaign for Confederate educational independence -- The high-water mark -- Searching for a Confederate "literature of power" -- Are we a highly civilized people? -- Conclusion: independent in nothing, neutral in everything
LC subject Southern States -- Intellectual life -- 19th century
Confederate States of America -- Intellectual life
Southern States -- Civilization -- 19th century
American literature -- Southern States -- History and criticism
Regionalism -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century
Group identity -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Social aspects
ISBN 9780807833919 (cloth : alk. paper)
0807833916 (cloth : alk. paper)