The Resource This vast southern empire : slaveholders at the helm of American foreign policy, Matthew Karp, (electronic resource)

This vast southern empire : slaveholders at the helm of American foreign policy, Matthew Karp, (electronic resource)

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This vast southern empire : slaveholders at the helm of American foreign policy
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This vast southern empire
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slaveholders at the helm of American foreign policy
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Matthew Karp
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eng
Summary
For proslavery leaders like John C. Calhoun and Jefferson Davis, the nineteenth-century world was torn between two hostile forces: a rising movement against bondage, and an Atlantic plantation system that was larger and more productive than ever before. In this great struggle, southern statesmen saw the United States as slavery's most powerful champion. Overcoming traditional qualms about a strong central government, slaveholding leaders harnessed the power of the state to defend slavery abroad. During the antebellum years, they worked energetically to modernize the U.S. military, while steering American diplomacy to protect slavery in Brazil, Cuba, and the Republic of Texas. As Matthew Karp demonstrates, these leaders were nationalists, not separatists. Their "vast southern empire" was not an independent South but the entire United States, and only the election of Abraham Lincoln broke their grip on national power. Fortified by years at the helm of U.S. foreign affairs, slave-holding elites formed their own Confederacy-not only as a desperate effort to preserve their property but as a confident bid to shape the future of the Atlantic world
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RECBC
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1981-
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Karp, Matthew
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306.3/62097309033
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LC call number
E183.7
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history
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Narrated by Tom Zingarelli
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  • Zingarelli, Tom
  • Tantor Media
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  • HISTORY / General
  • Slavery
  • Slavery
  • Power (Social sciences)
  • United States
  • United States
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This vast southern empire : slaveholders at the helm of American foreign policy, Matthew Karp, (electronic resource)
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (10 hr., 30 min.)
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online
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9781541472761
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computer
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rdamedia
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a4e38cf0-0012-4a26-8c37-b2eff06480d2
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Z100122677
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other
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(OCoLC)985321060
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This vast southern empire : slaveholders at the helm of American foreign policy, Matthew Karp, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Note
Downloadable audio file
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
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cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
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spw
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rdacontent
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (10 hr., 30 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
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not applicable
Isbn
9781541472761
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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a4e38cf0-0012-4a26-8c37-b2eff06480d2
Publisher number
Z100122677
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unknown
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access
Sound
sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System control number
(OCoLC)985321060
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not applicable
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