Judah P. Benjamin: The Jewish Confederate

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Simon and Schuster, 1989 - 469 páginas
This biography was acclaimed by The New York Times as "deeply interesting" and "an absorbing account" of the life of the man called "the brains of the Confederacy". 16 pages of illustrations.
 

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Judah P. Benjamin, the Jewish Confederate

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This well-written and well-researched volume replaces Robert Meade's biography (1943) as the standard study and is a significant contribution both to Southern Jewish and Civil War history. Unlike ... Leer reseña completa

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Índice

Boyhood in the Reformed Society
3
A Mysterious Departure
15
The Climb
23
The Education of a Lonely
49
Melancholy War Hero
61
Senate Duel
81
DARK PRINCE OF THE CONFEDERACY
113
The Stage for Intrigue
159
The Confederate Emancipation Proclamation
259
The Speech to Free the Slaves
276
Escape
292
REFUGEE FROM THE LOST CAUSE
323
Lingering Suspicion
349
The British Barrister from America
372
Hidden from History
391
Epilogue
401

Enticing France
184
AntiSemitism and the Jews of Richmond
198
Stonewalls Funeral and
224
THE STRUGGLE AGAINST DEFEAT
243
Selected Bibliography
445
Acknowledgments
455
About the Author
469
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