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A century and a part after the belief of the Civil conflict, the legacy of the accomplice States of the US maintains to steer nationwide politics in profound methods. Drawing on magazines similar to Southern Partisan and courses from the secessionist association League of the South, in addition to DixieNet and extra newsletters and internet sites, Neo-Confederacy probes the veneer of this circulation to bare ambitions way more broad than an insignificant party of ancestry.

Incorporating groundbreaking essays at the Neo-Confederacy stream, this eye-opening paintings encompasses such issues as literature and song; the ethnic and cultural claims of white, Anglo-Celtic southerners; gender and sexuality; the origins and improvement of the circulation and its tenets; and eventually its nationalization right into a far-reaching consider reactionary conservative politics. the 1st book-length examine of this strong sociological phenomenon, Neo-Confederacy increases an important questions about the mainstreaming of an ideology that, based on notions of white supremacy, has made interestingly powerful inroads during the nation-states of sexist, homophobic, anti-immigrant, and infrequently "orthodox" Christian populations that might in a different way don't have any association with the regionality or history routinely linked to accomplice history.

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