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By Peter O'Connor

Using an leading edge interdisciplinary method, American Sectionalism within the British brain, 1832–1863 offers a corrective to simplified interpretations of British attitudes in the direction of the USA in the course of the antebellum and early Civil conflict 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 difficulty in South Carolina (1832/1883) via to the Civil conflict. It additionally demonstrates how those pre-war engagements with the USA encouraged renowned British responses to the outbreak of the Civil War.

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