432 pp., 6.125 x 9.25, 7 halftones, notes, bibl., index
Paperback ISBN: 978-1-4696-0728-3
Published: February 2013
eBook ISBN: 978-0-8078-9565-8
Published: July 2010
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About the Author
Michael T. Bernath is Charlton W. Tebeau Associate Professor in American History at the University of Miami.
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"This valuable work finally puts to rest the notion that the Confederacy was an intellectual wasteland and that Confederates had nothing to say aside from their rebel yell."--Journal of American History
"Provides meaningful insight into an understudied aspect of the Confederate experience. . . . An excellent book that deserves wide readership."--Civil War Book Review
“A remarkable array of evidence.”--Journal of Southern History
"[Confederate Minds] is well written, amply researched and tightly argued. For those interested in the attempted development of a distinct Confederate culture, this book is a welcome contribution."--Civil War News
"A solid first book. . . . His discussion of how the Confederacy's intellectual class lamented their lack of original contributions is superb."--Virginia Magazine
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Read In a guest blog post, Michael T. Bernath highlights April 28 as the sesquicentennial anniversary of delegates from the Confederate states forming the South’s first and only national teachers’ organization. Read "Confederate Teachers United in a War of Their Own."