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A War of Words: The Rhetorical Leadership of Jefferson Davis

R. Jarrod Atchison
Format
Book
Published
Tuscaloosa : The University of Alabama Press, [2017]
Language
English
ISBN
9780817319403, 0817319409, 9780817391164, 0817391169
Contents
  • Decorum in Davis's resignation from the senate
  • Civic republicanism in Davis's inaugural address
  • Amplification in Davis's defense of conscription
  • Conspiracy rhetoric in Davis's response to the Emancipation Proclamation
  • Pragmatism and desperation in Davis's push for conditional emancipation.
Description
xiii, 119 pages ; 24 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 95-113) and index.
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