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090    F594.J27 S76 2002 
100 1  Stiles, T. J. 
245 10 Jesse James :|blast rebel of the Civil War /|cT.J. Stiles.
260    New York :|bA.A. Knopf,|c2002. 
300    xiii, 510 p., [8] p. of plates :|bill., maps ;|c25 cm. 
504    Includes bibliographical references (p. 473-489) and 
       index. 
505 0  Zion, 1842-1860: Preacher; Widow; Slaves -- Fire, 1861-
       1865: Rebels; Neighbors; Terror; Horror; Exile -- Defiance,
       1865-1876: A year of bitterness; Guerrillas return; Death 
       of Captain Sheets; Chivalry of crime; Invisible empires; 
       Allies and enemies; Persistence of civil war; Ambition; 
       Anabasis -- Fate, 1876-1882: Resurrection; Assassins; 
       Apotheosis. 
520    Stripped of the familiar myths surrounding him, [in this 
       book, Jesse] James emerges a far more significant figure: 
       ruthless, purposeful, intensely political; a man who, in 
       the midst of his crimes and notoriety, made himself a 
       spokesman for the renewal of the Confederate cause during 
       the bitter decade that followed Appomattox ... account of 
       his life, he emerges as far more complicated. Raised in a 
       fiercely pro-slavery atmosphere in bitterly divided 
       Missouri, he began at sixteen to fight alongside some of 
       the most savage Confederate guerrillas. When the Civil War
       ended, his violent path led him into the brutal conflicts 
       of Reconstruction. [The reader] follow[s] James as he 
       places himself squarely in the forefront of the former 
       Confederates' bid to capture political power with his 
       reckless daring, his visibility, his partisan 
       pronouncements, and his alliance with a rising ex-
       Confederate editor, John Newman Edwards, who helped shape 
       James's image for their common purpose. In uniting 
       violence and the news media on behalf of a political cause,
       James was hardly the quaint figure of legend. Rather, as 
       his life played out across the racial divide, the rise of 
       the Klan, and the expansion of the railroads, he was a 
       forerunner of what we have come to call a terrorist. -Dust
       jacket. 
600 10 James, Jesse,|d1847-1882. 
650  0 Outlaws|zWest (U.S.)|vBiography. 
650  0 Guerrillas|zConfederate States of America|vBiography. 
650  4 Slavery|xHistory|yCivil War, 1861-1865. 
651  0 West (U.S.)|vBiography. 
651  0 Missouri|xHistory|yCivil War, 1861-1865|xUnderground 
       movements. 
651  0 United States|xHistory|yCivil War, 1861-1865|xUnderground 
       movements. 
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