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The American civil war in twentieth-century Britain: political, military, intellectual and popular legacies

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This thesis explores the continuous British interest in the American Civil War from the war’s end to the late twentieth century and the British utilisation of the conflict at home and in the Atlantic arena. Contributing to the limited, yet burgeoning literature on the subject, this study emphasises the independent agency of both the Civil War and its British interpreters. It thus rejects a simplistic depiction of British adoption of American culture and applies a more sophisticated methodo...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
History Faculty
Oxford college:
St Anne's College
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HUMS
Department:
History Faculty
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Supervisor
Publication date:
2013
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK

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