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Author Craig, Berry, author

Title Kentucky's rebel press : pro-Confederate media and the secession crisis / Berry Craig
Published Lexington, Kentucky : University Press of Kentucky, [2018]
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Contents ""Front cover""; ""Copyright""; ""Contents""; ""Introduction""; ""1 The Rebel Press, and Some Yankee Papers, Too""; ""2 The Press and the Presidential Election of 1860""; ""3 South Carolina, Secession, and Lincolnâ#x80;#x99;s Inauguration""; ""4 Fort Sumter to Neutrality""; ""PHOTOGRAPHS""; ""5 Neutrality Summer""; ""6 The Twilight of the Rebel Press""; ""7 The Death of the Rebel Press""; ""8 The Rebirth of the Old Rebel Press and the Thorny Issue of Censorship in Wartime""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Notes""; ""Bibliography""
Summary Throughout the Civil War, the influence of the popular press and its skilful use of propaganda was extremely significant in Kentucky. In this compelling and timely study, Berry Craig analyses the media's role in both reflecting and shaping public opinion during a critical time in US history
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed November 6, 2017)
Subject American newspapers -- Kentucky -- History -- 19th century.
Presidents -- Kentucky -- Elections -- 1860 -- Press coverage
Press and politics -- Kentucky -- History -- 19th century.
Press -- Kentucky -- History -- 19th century.
Secession -- Kentucky.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Press coverage -- Kentucky.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0813174600 (electronic bk.)
0813174619 (electronic bk.)
9780813174600 (electronic bk.)
9780813174617 (electronic bk.)