The Resource Our Man in Charleston : Britain's Secret Agent in the Civil War South, Christopher Dickey, (eBook)

Our Man in Charleston : Britain's Secret Agent in the Civil War South, Christopher Dickey, (eBook)

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Our Man in Charleston : Britain's Secret Agent in the Civil War South
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Our Man in Charleston
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Britain's Secret Agent in the Civil War South
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Christopher Dickey
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Between the Confederacy and recognition by Great Britain stood one unlikely Englishman who hated the slave trade. His actions helped determine the fate of a nation.As the United States threatened to break into civil war, the Southern states found themselves in an impossible position: Their economic survival would require reopening the slave trade, banned in America since 1807, but the future of the Confederacy could not be secured without official recognition from Great Britain, which would never countenance such a move. How, then, could the first be achieved without dooming the possibility of the second? Believing their cotton monopoly would provide sufficient leverage, the Southerners publically declared the slave trade dead, even as rapacious traders quickly landed more and more ships on the American coast.The unlikely man at the roiling center of this intrigue was Robert Bunch, the ambitious young British consul in Charleston, S.C. As he soured on the..
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Dickey, Christopher
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Our Man in Charleston : Britain's Secret Agent in the Civil War South, Christopher Dickey, (eBook)
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Our Man in Charleston : Britain's Secret Agent in the Civil War South, Christopher Dickey, (eBook)
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http://austinlibrary.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=0955A3AF-71EE-41CC-B40B-08C25C649F3C
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unknown
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multicolored
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914302879
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online
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unknown
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not applicable
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remote
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0955A3AF-71EE-41CC-B40B-08C25C649F3C

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