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Blue and Gray Diplomacy: A History of Union and Confederate Foreign Relations (review)

Blue and Gray Diplomacy: A History of Union and Confederate Foreign Relations (review) probably not feasible in one book, but big jobs can only be done in small increments. Stoker has contributed to the task by writing a book that inspires further work. earl j. hess earl j. hess, Stewart W. McClelland Chair in History at Lincoln Memorial University in Harrogate, Tennessee, is the author of fourteen books. His latest is Into the Crater: The Mine Attack at Petersburg (University of South Carolina Press, 2010). Blue and Gray Diplomacy: A History of Union and Confederate Foreign Relations. By Howard Jones. (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2010. Pp. 416. Cloth, $30.00.) In many respects this volume is at once a compressed, expanded, and updated version of Howard Jones's two earlier studies, Union in Peril: The Crisis over British Intervention in the Civil War (1992) and Abraham Lincoln and a New Birth of Freedom: The Union and Slavery in the Diplomacy of the Civil War (1999). Jones is indisputably a major scholar of the international dimensions of the American Civil War, and this work, a combination of synthesis and scholarly monograph, is an important addition to the subject. Concentrating particularly on 1861­63, Jones considers the interaction of personalities and politics as http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Journal of the Civil War Era University of North Carolina Press

Blue and Gray Diplomacy: A History of Union and Confederate Foreign Relations (review)

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probably not feasible in one book, but big jobs can only be done in small increments. Stoker has contributed to the task by writing a book that inspires further work. earl j. hess earl j. hess, Stewart W. McClelland Chair in History at Lincoln Memorial University in Harrogate, Tennessee, is the author of fourteen books. His latest is Into the Crater: The Mine Attack at Petersburg (University of South Carolina Press, 2010). Blue and Gray Diplomacy: A History of Union and Confederate Foreign Relations. By Howard Jones. (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2010. Pp. 416. Cloth, $30.00.) In many respects this volume is at once a compressed, expanded, and updated version of Howard Jones's two earlier studies, Union in Peril: The Crisis over British Intervention in the Civil War (1992) and Abraham Lincoln and a New Birth of Freedom: The Union and Slavery in the Diplomacy of the Civil War (1999). Jones is indisputably a major scholar of the international dimensions of the American Civil War, and this work, a combination of synthesis and scholarly monograph, is an important addition to the subject. Concentrating particularly on 1861­63, Jones considers the interaction of personalities and politics as

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The Journal of the Civil War EraUniversity of North Carolina Press

Published: Jun 3, 2011

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