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Author Stiles, T. J.

Title Jesse James : last rebel of the Civil War / T. J. Stiles.

Imprint New York, N.Y. : A.A. Knopf, 2002.

Copies

Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  364.155 J234Bst 2002    ---  Available
 Eureka Non-Fiction  92 James    ---  Available
 FSCC Biography  B Jam 2002    ---  Available
 Parsons Biography  B James,J    ---  Available
 Pittsburg 2nd Fl Non-Fiction  364.155 Sti    ---  DUE 04-29-19
Description xiii, 510 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 473-489) and index.
Contents 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.
Summary Stripped of the myths surrounding him, James emerges as a more significant figure; ruthless, purposeful, and intensely political. James, in the midst of his crimes and notoriety, made himself a spokesman for the renewal of the Confederate cause during Reconstruction.
Subject James, Jesse, 1847-1882.
Outlaws -- West (U.S.) -- Biography.
Guerrillas -- Confederate States of America -- Biography.
West (U.S.) -- Biography.
Missouri -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Underground movements.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Underground movements.
ISBN 0375405836 (alk. paper)

 
    
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