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A disease in the public mind : a new understanding of why we fought the Civil War, Thomas Fleming

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A disease in the public mind : a new understanding of why we fought the Civil War
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A disease in the public mind
Title remainder
a new understanding of why we fought the Civil War
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Thomas Fleming
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eng
Summary
Why was the United States the only nation in the world to fight a war to end slavery? Fleming looks at the reasons of why the Civil War was fought, and shows that the polarization that divided the North and South and led to the Civil War began decades earlier than most historians are willing to admit-- back almost to the founding of the nation itself
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contains biographical information
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973.7/11
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index present
LC call number
E459
LC item number
.F55 2013
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
A disease in the public mind : a new understanding of why we fought the Civil War, Thomas Fleming
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A disease in the public mind : a new understanding of why we fought the Civil War, Thomas Fleming
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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nc
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rdacarrier.
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text
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txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Prologue: John Brown's raid -- Slavery comes to America -- Slavery's great foe -- and unintended friend -- The first Emancipation Proclamation -- One head turning into thirteen -- The forgotten emancipator -- Thomas Jefferson's nightmare -- New England preaches -- and almost practices -- secession -- How not to abolish slavery -- New England rediscovers the sacred Union -- Another Thomas Jefferson urges Virginia to abolish slavery -- The abolitionist who lost his faith -- Abolitionism divides and conquers itself -- Enter Old Man Eloquent -- The slave patrols -- The trouble with Texas -- Slave power paranoia -- From Uncle Tom to John Brown -- The real Uncle Tom and the unknown South he helped create -- Free soil for free (white) men -- The whole world is watching -- An ex-president tries to save the Union -- The anguish of Robert E. Lee -- The end of illusions -- The third Emancipation Proclamation -- Hunt after the captain -- Epilogue: Lincoln's visitor
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25 cm.
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Extent
xiv, 354 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780306822957
Isbn Type
(softcover)
Lccn
2012045309
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unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
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n
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40022263883
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illustrations
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(OCoLC)808413574

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