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The Long Shadow of the Civil War: Southern Dissent and Its Legacies, Large Print Ed

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Publisher Comments:

"Supported by impressive research and crafted to enlighten rather than celebrate or condemn, this book offers a penetrating portrait of the dissenters and their world. A strong addition to upper-level Civil War collections, it will also serve as a lively read for the general public. . . . Highly recommended."

-Choice "The bicentennial of Abraham Lincoln's birth has come and gone, and with it a flood of books about the sixteenth president. But the sesquicentennial of the Civil War now looms on the horizon, promising its own deluge of books of every size, shape and description. We will be fortunate indeed if in sheer originality and insight they measure up to . . . The Long Shadow of the Civil War, [a] new work by . . . Victoria Bynum . . . on the Confederate experience."

-Eric Foner, The Nation "Bynum has plunged deeply into the primary sources on these interesting individuals, family groups, and local communities. . . . Valuable . . . because it proves that dissent was not rare and insignificant."

-H-Civil War "Offers vivid examples of the different Souths that fought, endured, and remembered the war."

-North Carolina Historical Review "Bynum maps a road that few took, but the evocative stories of these families demand notice."

-Virginia Quarterly Review "A masterful community study. . . . Based on exhaustive and innovative research. . . . [That] brilliantly demonstrates that common men and women, yeoman farmers, poor whites, slaves, and freedpeople left their stories behind for historians to excavate."

-Arkansas Historical Quarterly "Historians wishing to pursue such comparisons and questions will find great value in Bynum's careful research."

-Journal of the Civil War Era "Those who enjoy the study of Reconstruction social and political battles as much or more than the military conflicts of the Civil War will find a wealth of material here for further study. . . . [Bynum's] engaging writing style will no doubt interest many readers of her book as well."

-TOCWOC "Bynum highlights the 'solid South' as a construction and even more successfully presents the importance of 'kinship, community, and place' in sustaining resistance to oppression."

-Publishers Weekly

Synopsis:

In The Long Shadow of the Civil War, Victoria Bynum relates uncommon narratives about common Southern folks who fought not with the Confederacy, but against it. Focusing on regions in three Southern states--North Carolina, Mississippi, and Texas--Bynum introduces Unionist supporters, guerrilla soldiers, defiant women, socialists, populists, free blacks, and large interracial kin groups that belie stereotypes of the South and of Southerners as uniformly supportive of the Confederate cause.

Examining regions within the South where the inner civil wars of deadly physical conflict and intense political debate continued well into the era of Reconstruction and beyond, Bynum explores three central questions. How prevalent was support for the Union among ordinary Southerners during the Civil War? How did Southern Unionists and freedpeople experience both the Union's victory and the emancipation of slaves during and after Reconstruction? And what were the legacies of the Civil War--and Reconstruction--for relations among classes and races and between the sexes, both then and now?

Centered on the concepts of place, family, and community, Bynum's insightful and carefully documented work effectively counters the idea of a unified South caught in the grip of the Lost Cause.

Synopsis:

Bynum relates uncommon narratives about common Southern folks who fought not with the Confederacy, but against it. Focusing on regions in three Southern states--North Carolina, Mississippi, and Texas--Bynum introduces Unionist supporters, guerrilla soldiers, defiant women, socialists, populists, free blacks, and large interracial kin groups that belie stereotypes of the South and of Southerners as uniformly supportive of the Confederate cause. Centered on the concepts of place, family, and community, Bynum's insightful and carefully documented work effectively counters the idea of a unified South caught in the grip of the Lost Cause.

About the Author

Victoria Bynum is professor of history at Texas State University, San Marcos. She is author of The Free State of Jones: Mississippi's Longest Civil War and Unruly Women: The Politics of Social and Sexual Control in the Old South (both from UNC Press).

Product Details

ISBN:
9780807879092
Author:
Bynum, Victoria E.
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
Subject:
United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)
Subject:
Civil War; Civil War home front; southern unionists; southern women; multiracial women; freed people; southern dissent; guerrilla bands; Civil War dissent; North Carolina piedmont; North Carolina Quaker Belt; Big Thicket, Texas; east Texas; piney woods; M
Subject:
Civil War; Civil War home front; southern unionists; southern women; multiracial women; freed people; southern dissent; guerrilla bands; Civil War dissent; North Carolina piedmont; North Carolina Quaker Belt; Big Thicket, Texas; east Texas; piney woods; M
Subject:
Civil War; Civil War home front; southern unionists; southern women; multiracial women; freed people; southern dissent; guerrilla bands; Civil War dissent; North Carolina piedmont; North Carolina Quaker Belt; Big Thicket, Texas; east Texas; piney woods; M
Subject:
Civil War; Civil War home front; southern unionists; southern women; multiracial women; freed people; southern dissent; guerrilla bands; Civil War dissent; North Carolina piedmont; North Carolina Quaker Belt; Big Thicket, Texas; east Texas; piney woods; M
Subject:
Civil War; Civil War home front; southern unionists; southern women; multiracial women; freed people; southern dissent; guerrilla bands; Civil War dissent; North Carolina piedmont; North Carolina Quaker Belt; Big Thicket, Texas; east Texas; piney woods; M
Subject:
Civil War; Civil War home front; southern unionists; southern women; multiracial women; freed people; southern dissent; guerrilla bands; Civil War dissent; North Carolina piedmont; North Carolina Quaker Belt; Big Thicket, Texas; east Texas; piney woods; M
Subject:
Civil War; Civil War home front; southern unionists; southern women; multiracial women; freed people; southern dissent; guerrilla bands; Civil War dissent; North Carolina piedmont; North Carolina Quaker Belt; Big Thicket, Texas; east Texas; piney woods; M
Subject:
Civil War; Civil War home front; southern unionists; southern women; multiracial women; freed people; southern dissent; guerrilla bands; Civil War dissent; North Carolina piedmont; North Carolina Quaker Belt; Big Thicket, Texas; east Texas; piney woods; M
Subject:
Civil War; Civil War home front; southern unionists; southern women; multiracial women; freed people; southern dissent; guerrilla bands; Civil War dissent; North Carolina piedmont; North Carolina Quaker Belt; Big Thicket, Texas; east Texas; piney woods; M
Subject:
Civil War; Civil War home front; southern unionists; southern women; multiracial women; freed people; southern dissent; guerrilla bands; Civil War dissent; North Carolina piedmont; North Carolina Quaker Belt; Big Thicket, Texas; east Texas; piney woods; M
Subject:
Civil War; Civil War home front; southern unionists; southern women; multiracial women; freed people; southern dissent; guerrilla bands; Civil War dissent; North Carolina piedmont; North Carolina Quaker Belt; Big Thicket, Texas; east Texas; piney woods; M
Subject:
Civil War; Civil War home front; southern unionists; southern women; multiracial women; freed people; southern dissent; guerrilla bands; Civil War dissent; North Carolina piedmont; North Carolina Quaker Belt; Big Thicket, Texas; east Texas; piney woods; M
Subject:
Civil War; Civil War home front; southern unionists; southern women; multiracial women; freed people; southern dissent; guerrilla bands; Civil War dissent; North Carolina piedmont; North Carolina Quaker Belt; Big Thicket, Texas; east Texas; piney woods; M
Subject:
Civil War; Civil War home front; southern unionists; southern women; multiracial women; freed people; southern dissent; guerrilla bands; Civil War dissent; North Carolina piedmont; North Carolina Quaker Belt; Big Thicket, Texas; east Texas; piney woods; M
Subject:
Civil War; Civil War home front; southern unionists; southern women; multiracial women; freed people; southern dissent; guerrilla bands; Civil War dissent; North Carolina piedmont; North Carolina Quaker Belt; Big Thicket, Texas; east Texas; piney woods; M
Subject:
Civil War; Civil War home front; southern unionists; southern women; multiracial women; freed people; southern dissent; guerrilla bands; Civil War dissent; North Carolina piedmont; North Carolina Quaker Belt; Big Thicket, Texas; east Texas; piney woods; M
Subject:
Civil War; Civil War home front; southern unionists; southern women; multiracial women; freed people; southern dissent; guerrilla bands; Civil War dissent; North Carolina piedmont; North Carolina Quaker Belt; Big Thicket, Texas; east Texas; piney woods; M
Subject:
Civil War; Civil War home front; southern unionists; southern women; multiracial women; freed people; southern dissent; guerrilla bands; Civil War dissent; North Carolina piedmont; North Carolina Quaker Belt; Big Thicket, Texas; east Texas; piney woods; M
Subject:
Civil War; Civil War home front; southern unionists; southern women; multiracial women; freed people; southern dissent; guerrilla bands; Civil War dissent; North Carolina piedmont; North Carolina Quaker Belt; Big Thicket, Texas; east Texas; piney woods; M
Subject:
Civil War; Civil War home front; southern unionists; southern women; multiracial women; freed people; southern dissent; guerrilla bands; Civil War dissent; North Carolina piedmont; North Carolina Quaker Belt; Big Thicket, Texas; east Texas; piney woods; M
Subject:
Civil War; Civil War home front; southern unionists; southern women; multiracial women; freed people; southern dissent; guerrilla bands; Civil War dissent; North Carolina piedmont; North Carolina Quaker Belt; Big Thicket, Texas; east Texas; piney woods; M
Subject:
Civil War; Civil War home front; southern unionists; southern women; multiracial women; freed people; southern dissent; guerrilla bands; Civil War dissent; North Carolina piedmont; North Carolina Quaker Belt; Big Thicket, Texas; east Texas; piney woods; M
Subject:
Civil War; Civil War home front; southern unionists; southern women; multiracial women; freed people; southern dissent; guerrilla bands; Civil War dissent; North Carolina piedmont; North Carolina Quaker Belt; Big Thicket, Texas; east Texas; piney woods; M
Subject:
Civil War; Civil War home front; southern unionists; southern women; multiracial women; freed people; southern dissent; guerrilla bands; Civil War dissent; North Carolina piedmont; North Carolina Quaker Belt; Big Thicket, Texas; east Texas; piney woods; M
Subject:
Civil War; Civil War home front; southern unionists; southern women; multiracial women; freed people; southern dissent; guerrilla bands; Civil War dissent; North Carolina piedmont; North Carolina Quaker Belt; Big Thicket, Texas; east Texas; piney woods; M
Subject:
Civil War; Civil War home front; southern unionists; southern women; multiracial women; freed people; southern dissent; guerrilla bands; Civil War dissent; North Carolina piedmont; North Carolina Quaker Belt; Big Thicket, Texas; east Texas; piney woods; M
Subject:
Civil War; Civil War home front; southern unionists; southern women; multiracial women; freed people; southern dissent; guerrilla bands; Civil War dissent; North Carolina piedmont; North Carolina Quaker Belt; Big Thicket, Texas; east Texas; piney woods; M
Subject:
Civil War; Civil War home front; southern unionists; southern women; multiracial women; freed people; southern dissent; guerrilla bands; Civil War dissent; North Carolina piedmont; North Carolina Quaker Belt; Big Thicket, Texas; east Texas; piney woods; M
Subject:
Civil war
Subject:
Civil War home front
Subject:
southern unionists
Subject:
southern women
Subject:
multiracial women
Subject:
freedpeople
Subject:
southern dissent
Subject:
guerrilla bands
Subject:
Civil War dissent
Subject:
North Carolina piedmont
Subject:
North Carolina Quaker Belt
Subject:
Big Thicket, Texas
Subject:
East Texas
Subject:
Piney Woods
Subject:
Mississippi
Subject:
Jones County, Mississippi
Subject:
Randolph County, North Carolina
Subject:
Orange County, North Carolina
Subject:
Montgomery County, North Carolina
Subject:
Hardin County, Texas
Subject:
Free State of Jones
Subject:
Newt Knight
Subject:
Rachel Knight
Subject:
Stacy Collins
Subject:
Warren J. Collins
Subject:
Jasper J. Collins
Subject:
James Morgan Valentine
Subject:
Tolitha Eboline Valentine
Subject:
Serena Knight
Subject:
Davis Knight
Subject:
multiracial communities
Subject:
Miscegenation
Subject:
interracial marriages
Subject:
one drop rule of race
Subject:
Reconstruction
Subject:
Ku klux klan
Subject:
KKK
Subject:
mixed-race families
Subject:
Southern Claims Commission
Subject:
Adelbert Ames
Subject:
New South
Subject:
Populism
Subject:
people s party
Subject:
Socialism
Subject:
socialist party
Subject:
Progressive Party
Subject:
white supremacy
Subject:
Jim Crow laws
Subject:
Segregation
Subject:
Civil rights movement.
Subject:
Anna Knight
Subject:
Universalists
Subject:
southern Mormons
Subject:
Seventh-day adventists
Subject:
myth of the lost cause
Subject:
US History-1800 to Civil War
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20100731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
9 illus., 1 map
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
10 x 7 in

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"Synopsis" by , In The Long Shadow of the Civil War, Victoria Bynum relates uncommon narratives about common Southern folks who fought not with the Confederacy, but against it. Focusing on regions in three Southern states--North Carolina, Mississippi, and Texas--Bynum introduces Unionist supporters, guerrilla soldiers, defiant women, socialists, populists, free blacks, and large interracial kin groups that belie stereotypes of the South and of Southerners as uniformly supportive of the Confederate cause.

Examining regions within the South where the inner civil wars of deadly physical conflict and intense political debate continued well into the era of Reconstruction and beyond, Bynum explores three central questions. How prevalent was support for the Union among ordinary Southerners during the Civil War? How did Southern Unionists and freedpeople experience both the Union's victory and the emancipation of slaves during and after Reconstruction? And what were the legacies of the Civil War--and Reconstruction--for relations among classes and races and between the sexes, both then and now?

Centered on the concepts of place, family, and community, Bynum's insightful and carefully documented work effectively counters the idea of a unified South caught in the grip of the Lost Cause.

"Synopsis" by , Bynum relates uncommon narratives about common Southern folks who fought not with the Confederacy, but against it. Focusing on regions in three Southern states--North Carolina, Mississippi, and Texas--Bynum introduces Unionist supporters, guerrilla soldiers, defiant women, socialists, populists, free blacks, and large interracial kin groups that belie stereotypes of the South and of Southerners as uniformly supportive of the Confederate cause. Centered on the concepts of place, family, and community, Bynum's insightful and carefully documented work effectively counters the idea of a unified South caught in the grip of the Lost Cause.

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