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The Enduring Relevance of Robert E. Lee: The Ideological Warfare Underpinning the American Civil War

The Enduring Relevance of Robert E. Lee: The Ideological Warfare Underpinning the American Civil War (Hardback)

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While many people believed that the Confederate States of America was doomed to failure from the start because it was essentially an impracticable theory, Robert E. Lee claimed it was not the government but the leaders that failed. In The Enduring Relevance of Robert E. Lee Marshall L. DeRosa uses the American Civil War and the figure of Robert E. Lee to consider the role of political leadership under extremely difficult circumstances and the proper response to those circumstances. DeRosa examines Lee as a politician rather than just a military leader and finds that many of Lee's assertions are still relevant today.

History & PoliticsHistory: ChronologicalEarly history: c 500 to c 1450-1500History & PoliticsHistory: ChronologicalModern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900History & PoliticsMilitary HistoryAmerican Civil WarHistory & PoliticsRegional & national historyHistory of the Americas Publisher: Lexington Books Publication Date: 05/12/2013 ISBN-13: 9780739187876  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Marshall L. DeRosa is professor of political science at Florida Atlantic University.

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