A Good Southerner: The Life of Henry A. Wise of Virginia by Craig M. Simpson

By Craig M. Simpson

clever (1806-76) used to be tremendous lively at the Virginia and nationwide political scene from the early 1830s to the mid-1860s, drawing well known aid as a result of his projection of hopefulness and effort. considered as eccentric, clever is given, during this research, an interpretation that unearths consistency in his life-long arguable and impulsive habit. Simpson stresses Wise's ambivalent perspective towards slaves and slave-holding, authority and authority figures, and Virginia and the United States.

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