He wrote about slavery, the rise of Ku Klux Klan, the life of President Jefferson Davis, as well as an impressive account of the rise and fall of the Confederacy. The latter, titled The Lost Cause, was Pollards most famous work, though not necessarily because of its popularity. The Lost Cause gained its fame for Pollards advocating for white supremacy and the relegation of blacks to a second-class status.
Pollard supported the notion that slavery was the key to a Confederate way of life and nobility. This 1867 subscription-only edition is illustrated with portrait engravings. The lost cause: a new Southern history of the War of the Confederates: a full and authentic account of the rise and progress of the late Southern Confederacy..Collation: Complete with all pages. Illustrated with portraits of important leaders of the Southern United States. References: Howes P 455; Sabin 63873. Binding: Cloth; tight and secure. 9.5in X 6.5in (24.5cm x 16.5cm). The item "1867 Confederate The Lost Cause Pollard Civil War White Supremacy SLAVERY CSA" is in sale since Friday, March 29, 2019. This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "schilb_antique_books" and is located in Columbia, Missouri. This item can be shipped worldwide.