Shifting Grounds

Nationalism and the American South, 1848-1865
Author(s): 
Quigley, Paul
ISBN: 
9780199735488
Date published: 
December 2011
Hardback
Price: 
£22.50

The American Civil War brought with it a crisis of nationalism. Shifting Grounds reinterprets southern conceptions of allegiance, identity, and citizenship within the contexts of antebellum American national identity and the transatlantic "Age of Nationalism."