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By Phillip E. Myers

ISBN-10: 087338945X

ISBN-13: 9780873389457

“Phillip E. Myers’s warning and Cooperation locations Anglo-American kin throughout the Civil conflict in the broader context of the full 19th century, arguing convincingly for the inability of any actual likelihood of British intervention at the aspect of the Confederacy and relationship the end-of-the-century Anglo-American rapprochement again approximately 3 a long time. in line with broad study within the usa and nice Britain, this significant reinterpretation of the transatlantic designated courting is ‘international background’ in its truest sense.”—Mary Ann Heiss, Editor, New experiences in U.S. overseas kin Series

It has lengthy been a mainstay in ancient literature that the Civil conflict had a deleterious influence on Anglo-American kinfolk and that Britain got here with regards to intervention within the clash. Historians assert that it used to be just a mix of determined international relations, the Confederacy’s army losses, and Lincoln’s well timed issuing of the Emancipation Proclamation that saved the British at the sidelines. Phillip E. Myers seeks to revise this triumphing view through arguing as an alternative that wartime family among Britain and the U.S. have been marked via warning instead of conflict.

Using a big selection of basic fabrics from each side of the Atlantic, Myers strains the resources of capability Anglo-American wartime turmoil in addition to many of the purposes each side had for fending off warfare. And whereas he does word the war of words among Washington and London, he convincingly demonstrates that transatlantic discord used to be eventually minor and neither aspect heavily thought of conflict opposed to the other.

Myers additional extends his learn into the postwar interval to determine how that bond reinforced and grew, culminating with the Treaty of Washington in 1871. The Civil struggle used to be no longer, as many have believed for thus lengthy, an uncongenial interruption in British-American affairs; as an alternative, it was once an occasion that helped convey the 2 international locations nearer jointly to seal the friendship.

Soundly researched and cogently argued, warning and Cooperation would certainly steered dialogue between Civil conflict historians, overseas family students, and readers of history.

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