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Blue & Gray Diplomacy: A History of Union and Confederate Foreign Relations

Howard Jones


This examination of Union and Confederate foreign relations during the Civil War from both European and American perspectives demonstrates that the consequences of the conflict between North and South reached far beyond American soil. The book explores a number of themes, including the international economic and political dimensions of the war, the North's attempts to block the South from winning foreign recognition as a nation, Napoleon III's meddling in the war and his attempt to restore French power in the New World, and the inability of Europeans to understand the interrelated nature of sl ... More

Keywords: Civil War, North, South, Napoleon III, New World, Europeans, slavery, union

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780807833490
Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: July 2014 DOI:10.5149/9780807898574_jones


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Howard Jones, author