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American Civil Wars: The United States, Latin America, Europe, and the Crisis of the 1860s

Don H. Doyle

Abstract

American Civil Wars takes readers away from battlefields and sectional divides to view the conflict from outside the national arena. Contributors to this volume position the conflict squarely in the context of a much wider transnational crisis across the Atlantic world, marked by a multitude of civil wars, European invasions and occupations, revolutionary independence movements, and slave uprisings—all taking place in the tumultuous decade of the 1860s. The multiple conflicts described in these essays illustrate America’s sectional strife, one caught up in a much larger, complex struggle in wh ... More

Keywords: Civil War, Latin America, Caribbean, slavery, transnational war, imperial history

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9781469631097
Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: September 2017 DOI:10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631097.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Don H. Doyle, editor
University of South Carolina