School of History, Classics & Archaeology

Dr Paul Quigley's new book examines nationalism and the American Civil War

Dr Paul Quigley, lecturer in American History, has recently completed his book on nationalism and identity in the American South before and during the Civil War.

Paul Quigley, Shifting Grounds cover

The American Civil War brought with it a crisis of nationalism. Shifting Grounds reinterprets southern conceptions of allegiance, identity, and citizenship within the contexts of antebellum American national identity and the transatlantic “Age of Nationalism.”