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Creating Citizenship in the Nineteenth-Century South

William A. Link, David Brown, Brian Ward, and Martyn Bone


This volume brings together historians and literary scholars in a discussion about the evolving concept of citizenship in the nineteenth-century South. Race, and especially slavery and emancipation, determined much about citizenship, in large part because the South was a society with “anti-citizens”-people whose status defined them outside of the realm of citizenship. However, Civil War and Reconstruction changed things radically, redefining the meaning of citizenship and thrusting this new meaning into center stage. This volume explores various dimensions of how citizenship changed, and what ... More

Keywords: Citizenship, slavery, emancipation, Civil War, Reconstruction

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780813044132
Published to Florida Scholarship Online: September 2013 DOI:10.5744/florida/9780813044132.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

William A. Link, editor

David Brown, editor

Brian Ward, editor

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