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Author Wongsrichanalai, Kanisorn, author

Title Northern character : college-educated New Englanders, honor, nationalism, and leadership in the Civil War era / Kanisorn Wongsrichanalai
Published New York : Fordham University Press, 2016
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Description 1 online resource
Series The North's Civil War
North's Civil War.
Contents "A stage with curtains drawn": New England college students and their world -- "The great people of the future": American civilization and national character -- To act like men: building character in the new Brahmins -- "To put those theories into practice": secession and the crisis of character -- Marching into "rebeldom": the failure of southern character -- The character to command -- Character triumphant: reconstruction, reform, and reconciliation -- Epilogue
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Character.
College students -- New England -- History -- 19th century.
New England -- Civilization -- 19th century.
New England -- History -- 19th century.
New England -- Intellectual life -- 19th century.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Social aspects -- New England.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2015042313
ISBN 0823271838
0823271846 (electronic bk)
9780823271818 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780823271849 (electronic bk)