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Judah P. Benjamin Confederate statesman by Robert Douthat Meade

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Published by Arno Press in New York .
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  • Benjamin, J. P. 1811-1884.

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Edition Notes

StatementRobert Douthat Meade.
SeriesThe Modern Jewish experience
LC ClassificationsE467.1.B4 M4 1975
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 432 p., [3] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages432
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5063751M
ISBN 10040506733X
LC Control Number74029506

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Judah P. Benjamin book. Read 11 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This biography was acclaimed by The New York Times as deeply int /5.   Judah P. Benjamin, in full Judah Philip Benjamin, (born August 6, , St. Croix, Virgin Islands—died May 6, , Paris, France), prominent lawyer in the United States before the American Civil War (–65) and in England after that conflict; he also held high offices in the government of the Confederate States of first professing Jew elected to the . "Judah P. Benjamin was known as "the brains of the Confederacy," its "court Jew," "the statesman of the Lost Cause," and even "the Confederate Kissinger. As, successively, Attorney General, Secretary of War and Secretary of State in the Confederate Cabinet, he was President Jefferson Davis' closest and most trusted adviser.". Genre/Form: Biographies History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Butler, Pierce, Judah P. Benjamin. Philadelphia, G.W. Jacobs & company [].

Judah P. Benjamin, the dapper Jew, Seal-sleek, black-eyed, lawyer and epicure, Able, well-hated, face alive with life, Looked round the council-chamber with the slight Perpetual smile he held before himself continually like a silk-ribbed fan [His] quick, shrewd fluid mind. Judah P. Benjamin, the Jewish Confederate User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict This well-written and well-researched volume replaces Robert Meade's biography () as the standard study and is a significant contribution both to Southern Jewish and Civil War history. More than years after Benjamin first appeared on the Confederate scene, historians still debate his place in the history of the Lost Cause. Originally published in and now available for the first time in paperback, Robert Douthat Meade’s Judah P. Benjamin, Confederate Statesman provides an absorbing account of the life of this. “We refer to Judah P. Benjamin, one of the most remarkable men of his age, and one of the most intellectual his splendid race has produced,” the editorial read. “The life of such a man ought.

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