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By Don H. Doyle

American Civil Wars takes readers past the battlefields and sectional divides of the U.S. Civil conflict to view the clash from outdoor the nationwide enviornment of the U.S.. individuals place the yank clash squarely within the context of a much broader transnational trouble around the Atlantic international, marked by way of a large number of civil wars, eu invasions and occupations, progressive independence hobbies, and slave uprisings—all occurring within the tumultuous decade of the 1860s. The a number of conflicts defined in those essays illustrate how the us' sectional strife was once stuck up in a bigger, advanced fight during which countries and empires on each side of the Atlantic vied for the keep an eye on of the long run. those struggles have been all a part of an enormous internet, connecting not only Washington and Richmond but in addition Mexico urban, Havana, Santo Domingo, and Rio de Janeiro and--on the opposite part of the Atlantic--London, Paris, Madrid, and Rome. This quantity breaks new floor by way of charting a hemispheric upheaval and increasing Civil conflict scholarship into the geographical regions of transnational and imperial background. American Civil Wars creates new connections among the uprisings and civil wars in and outdoors of yank borders and areas the U.S. inside an international context of alternative nations.

Matt D. Childs, college of South Carolina
Anne Eller, Yale University
Richard Huzzey, collage of Liverpool
Howard Jones, collage of Alabama
Patrick J. Kelly, college of Texas at San Antonio
Rafael de Bivar Marquese, collage of Sao Paulo
Erika Pani, collage of Mexico
Hilda Sabato, college of Buenos Aires
Steve Sainlaude, college of Paris IV Sorbonne
Christopher Schmidt-Nowara, Tufts University
Jay Sexton, college of Oxford

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