Southern Politics Products

  • Federalism, Secession, and the American State

    Divided, We Secede

    By Lawrence M. Anderson

    One important tradition in political science conceives of the Civil War in the United States serving as the functional equivalent of the English and French Revolutions, bringing with it the victory of liberal democratic industrialism over aristocratic agriculturalism. From this perspective, the…

    Paperback – 2014-11-10
    Routledge Studies in North American Politics

  • Jim Crow Citizenship

    Liberalism and the Southern Defense of Racial Hierarchy

    By Marek D. Steedman

    In the late 1860s the U.S. federal government initiated the most abrupt transition from slavery to citizenship in the Americas. The transformation, of course, did not stick, but it did permanently alter the terms of American citizenship and initiated a century long struggle over the place of…

    Paperback – 2012-12-05
    Routledge Series on Identity Politics

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