By Peter O'Connor
Using an leading edge interdisciplinary technique, American Sectionalism within the British brain, 1832–1863 presents a corrective to simplified interpretations of British attitudes in the direction of the USA through the antebellum and early Civil warfare sessions. It explores the numerous complexities of transatlantic politics and tradition and examines constructing British rules approximately US sectionalism, from the abolition of slavery within the British Empire and the Nullification drawback in South Carolina (1832/1883) via to the Civil battle. It additionally demonstrates how those pre-war engagements with the USA encouraged well known British responses to the outbreak of the Civil War.
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American Sectionalism in the British Mind, 1832-1863 by Peter O'Connor