The Resource Bonds of union: : religion, race, and politics in a Civil War borderland, Bridget Ford, (ebook)

Bonds of union: : religion, race, and politics in a Civil War borderland, Bridget Ford, (ebook)

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Bonds of union: : religion, race, and politics in a Civil War borderland
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Bonds of union:
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religion, race, and politics in a Civil War borderland
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Bridget Ford
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eng
Summary
This vivid history of the Civil War era reveals how unexpected bonds of union forged among diverse peoples in the Ohio-Kentucky borderlands furthered emancipation through a period of spiraling chaos between 1830 and 1865. Moving beyond familiar arguments about Lincoln's deft politics or regional commercial ties, Bridget Ford recovers the potent religious, racial, and political attachments holding the country together at one of its most likely breaking points, the Ohio River. Living in a bitterly contested region, the Americans examined here--Protestant and Catholic, black and white, northerner and southerner--made zealous efforts to understand the daily lives and struggles of those on the opposite side of vexing human and ideological divides. In their common pursuits of religious devotionalism, universal public education regardless of race, and relief from suffering during wartime, Ford discovers a surprisingly capacious and inclusive sense of political union in the Civil War era. While accounting for the era's many disintegrative forces, Ford reveals the imaginative work that went into bridging stark differences in lived experience, and she posits that work as a precondition for slavery's end and the Union's persistence
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Midwest
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Ford, Bridget
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973.7/1
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no index present
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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Civil War America
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  • Electronic books
  • Ohio
  • Kentucky
  • United States
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adult
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Bonds of union: : religion, race, and politics in a Civil War borderland, Bridget Ford, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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9781469626239
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11720304
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remote
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11720304
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MWT11720304
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Bonds of union: : religion, race, and politics in a Civil War borderland, Bridget Ford, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781469626239
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11720304
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11720304
System control number
MWT11720304
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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