Secession Debated: Georgia's Showdown in 1860

Secession Debated: Georgia's Showdown in 1860



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Secession Debated: Georgia's Showdown in 1860 by William W. Freeling

A collection of the seven surviving speeches and public letters of the greatest southern debate over disunion, providing today's reader with a unique window into a moment of American crisis.

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ISBN-13: 9780195079449
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 11/01/1992
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 5.75(w) x 8.56(h) x 0.76(d)
Lexile: 1230L (what's this?)

About the Author

William W. Freehling is Singletary Professor of the Humanities at the University of Kentucky. He is the author of Prelude to Civil War, which won a Bancroft Prize in 1967, and The Road to Disunion: Secessionists at Bay, the first in a projected two-volume study, which won the Owsley Prize in 1991.
Craig M. Simpson is Professor of History at the University of Western Ontario and the author of A Good Southerner: The Life of Henry A. Wise of Virginia.

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