American Civil Wars: The United States, Latin America, by Don H. Doyle

By Don H. Doyle

American Civil Wars takes readers past the battlefields and sectional divides of the U.S. Civil battle to view the clash from outdoor the nationwide area of the us. individuals place the yankee clash squarely within the context of a much broader transnational predicament around the Atlantic international, marked via a mess of civil wars, ecu invasions and occupations, progressive independence activities, and slave uprisings—all happening within the tumultuous decade of the 1860s. The a number of conflicts defined in those essays illustrate how the USA' sectional strife used to be stuck up in a bigger, complicated fight within which countries and empires on each side of the Atlantic vied for the keep watch over of the long run. those struggles have been all a part of an unlimited net, connecting not only Washington and Richmond but in addition Mexico urban, Havana, Santo Domingo, and Rio de Janeiro and--on the opposite facet of the Atlantic--London, Paris, Madrid, and Rome. This quantity breaks new flooring through charting a hemispheric upheaval and increasing Civil struggle scholarship into the nation-states of transnational and imperial background. American Civil Wars creates new connections among the uprisings and civil wars in and out of doors of yankee borders and areas the U.S. inside of a world context of different nations.

Contributors:
Matt D. Childs, college of South Carolina
Anne Eller, Yale University
Richard Huzzey, collage of Liverpool
Howard Jones, collage of Alabama
Patrick J. Kelly, collage of Texas at San Antonio
Rafael de Bivar Marquese, collage of Sao Paulo
Erika Pani, university of Mexico
Hilda Sabato, college of Buenos Aires
Steve Sainlaude, collage of Paris IV Sorbonne
Christopher Schmidt-Nowara, Tufts University
Jay Sexton, college of Oxford

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