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Normans and Saxons : southern race mythology and the intellectual history of the American Civil War /

When Representative Preston Brooks of South Carolina savagely caned Senator Charles Sumner Massachusetts on the floor of the U.S. Senate on May 21, 1856, southerners viewed the attack as a triumphant affirmation of southern chivalry, northerners as a confirmation of southern barbarity. Public opinio...

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Main Author: Watson, Ritchie Devon, Jr., 1943-
Format: eBook
Language: English
Published: Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, ℗♭2008.
Series: Southern literary studies.
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