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D's personal suffering tempered by his consistent aith in Divine Providence eventually "Allowed Him To Return "him to return his ideological roots and ind a lasting sense of accomplishment late in life by becoming the unlikely spokesman Nini for the Brazilian antislavery causeDrawing on a large range of materialsrom Hilliard's literary addresses at South Carolina College and the University of Alabama to his letters and speeches during his tenure in Brazil Durham reveals an intellectual struggling to understand his world and to reconcile the sphere of the intellectual with that of the church and political interests A Southern Moderate in Radical Times opens a window into Hilliard's World And Reveals The Tragedy Of A and reveals the tragedy of a who understood the dangers lurking in the conflicts he could not control. .

S professor attorney diplomat minister "soldier and author Hilliard had a career that spanned than six decades and involved work "and author Hilliard had a career that spanned than six decades and involved work three continents He modeled himself on the ideal of the erudite statesman and celebrated orator and strove to maintain that persona throughout his life As a member of Congress he strongly opposed secession rom the Union No radical abolitionist Hilliard supported
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constitutional legality of but working in the tradition of the great moderates he affirmed the status uo and warned of the dangers of change For a period of time he and like minded colleagues succeeded in overcoming and like minded colleagues succeeded in overcoming radical voices and blocking disunion but their success was short lived and eventually overwhelmed by the growing appeal of sectional extremism As Durham shows Hilliar. .
In A Southern Moderate in Radical Times David I Durham Offers A Comprehensive And Critical Appraisal Of One Of The a comprehensive and critical appraisal of one of the amous dissenters Against the backdrop of one of the most turbulent periods in American history he explores the ideological and political journey of Henry Washington Hilliard 1808 1892 a southern politician whose opposition to secession placed him at odds with many of his peers in the South's elite class Durham weaves threads of American legal social and diplomatic history to tell the story of this ascinating man who living during a time of American legal social and diplomatic history to tell the story of this ascinating man who living during a time of destruction as well as seemingly endless possibilities consistently ocused on the positive "Elements In Society Even As Forces Beyond "in society even as orces beyond control shaped his destinyA three term congressman rom Alabama as well

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A Southern Moderate in Radical Times Henry Washington Hilliard 1808 1892 Southern Biography Series