ISBN-10:
058238107X
ISBN-13:
9780582381070
Pub. Date:
05/22/2003
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Civil War America: Making a Nation, 1848-1877 / Edition 1

Civil War America: Making a Nation, 1848-1877 / Edition 1

by Robert Cook
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ISBN-13: 9780582381070
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 05/22/2003
Series: Longman History of America Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 402
Sales rank: 634,414
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Robert Cook is a senior lecturer in History at the University of Sheffield. He is the author of a number of books on American history including Sweet Land of Liberty? The African-American Struggle for Civil Rights in the Twentieth Century (Longman)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements. Abbreviations. Maps. Note on the Text. Prologue. Independence Day, 1854. 1. A Robber and a Jailer: The Antebellum Republic 2. Bitter Fruit of an Unjust War: The Politics of Slavery Expansion, 1848-52 3. Political Crises of the 1850s 4. The Disunited States: Secession and Civil War 5. Our Deliverance is Nigh: The Quest for Southern Independence 6. Last Full Measure of Devotion: The Union in Wartime 7. War by Any Other Name: The Struggle over Reconstruction, 1865-76 8. Land of Gold: The Far West in the Mid-Nineteenth Century 9. Reform, Reaction and Reunion at the Dawn of the Guilded Age. Conclusion. The Proving Time: The United States in the Era of the Civil War. Select Bibliography. Index.

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