Blood and Daring

Blood and Daring

Canada and the American Civil War

eBook - 2013
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In Blood and daring, lauded historian John Boyko makes a compelling argument that Confederation occurred when and as it did largely because of the pressures of the Civil War. Many readers will be shocked by Canada's deep connection to the war--Canadians fought in every major battle, supplied arms to the South, and many key Confederate meetings took place on Canadian soil. Boyko gives Americans a new understanding of the North American context of the war, and also shows how the political climate of the time created a more unified Canada, one that was able to successfully oppose American expansion.
Publisher: Toronto : Knopf Canada, c2013
ISBN: 9780307361455
0307361454
Characteristics: 1 online resource :,ill

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