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£18.99

Hardback

Published: 23 July 2020

256 Pages | 12 b/w images

235x156mm

ISBN: 9780190900908


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How the South Won the Civil War

Oligarchy, Democracy, and the Continuing Fight for the Soul of America

Heather Cox Richardson

  • A provocative book that is sure to stir debate in an election year
  • · Provides critical insights into the essential paradox of American history—that democracy has always depended on inequality—and why that makes democracy vulnerable to oligarchs
  • Explores how Southern ideologies not only survived but flourished in the West following the Civil War
  • Challenges the myth of the John Wayne-esque cowboy presented in popular culture, inviting us to look more closely at the "Wild West"