Northern character : college-educated New Englanders, honor, nationalism, and leadership in the Civil War era

Wongsrichanalai, Kanisorn, author

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  • Creator Kanisorn Wongsrichanalai
  • Format Books
  • Publication Fordham University Press New York : Fordham University Press, 2016.
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  • Physical Details
    • 263 pages ; 23 cm
  • ISBNs 9780823271818, 0823271811, 9780823271825, 082327182X
  • OCLC ocn925500050


  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-254) and index.


  • "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
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