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The Imperiled Union: Essays on the Background of the Civil War
     

The Imperiled Union: Essays on the Background of the Civil War

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by Kenneth M. Stampp
 

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A collection of essays by a master historian. Amongst the subjects that Stampp tackles are the inevitability of the Civil War and the truth about why the confederacy actually died. The other essays are a mix of historiography and analysis of issues including Lincoln's role in reinforcing Fort Sumter, the impact of psychology in trading slaves, and the role of racism

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A collection of essays by a master historian. Amongst the subjects that Stampp tackles are the inevitability of the Civil War and the truth about why the confederacy actually died. The other essays are a mix of historiography and analysis of issues including Lincoln's role in reinforcing Fort Sumter, the impact of psychology in trading slaves, and the role of racism in the Republican Party.

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ISBN-13:
9780199878529
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
09/17/1981
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
2 MB

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The Imperlied Union: Essays on the Background of the Civil War 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
These are exceptional, thought-provoking essays that reward careful reading. I especially enjoyed essays 4 and 7, both of which challenge as well as they inform.