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The Coming of the American Civil War

Author: Michael Perman
Publisher: Lexington, Mass. : D.C. Heath, ©1993.
Series: Problems in American civilization.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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This classic anthology brings together a wealth of contemporary scholarship on the origins of the Civil War.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Perman
ISBN: 0669271063 9780669271065
OCLC Number: 27174364
Description: xxvi, 322 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Contents: The need for justification. A war for state rights / Alexander H. Stephens --
A slave power conspiracy / Henry Wilson --
A battle of principles and ideas / Frederick Douglass --
The problem of inevitability. The approach of the irrepressible conflict / Charles and Mary Beard --
The irrepressible conflict / Frank L. Owsley --
The repressible conflict / Avery O. Craven --
The blundering generation / James G. Randall --
Political and institutional origins of the sectional conflict. An excess of democracy, the American Civil War and the social process / David Herbert Donald --
The American Civil War as a constitutional crisis / Arthur Bestor --
Party dynamics and the coming of the Civil War / Michael F. Holt --
The irrepressible conflict / Kenneth M. Stampp --
Social and economic origins of the sectional conflict. The southern slaveholders against the modern world / Elizabeth Fox-Genovese and Eugene D. Genovese --
The American Civil War, the last capitalist revolution / Barrington Moore, Jr. --
The economics of cotton, slavery, and the Civil War / Gavin Wright --
Cultural and ideological origins of the sectional conflict. Politics, ideology, and the origins of the Civil War / Eric Foner --
The distinctiveness of the Old South / James M. McPherson --
Anglophobia, Southern nationalism, and the sectional conflict / Kenneth S. Greenberg --
White supremacy and the American sectional conflict / George M. Fredrickson --
The secession crisis. Secession in South Carolina / Steven A. Channing --
Honor and secession / Bertram Wyatt-Brown --
The Unionist offensive / Danial W. Crofts --
Why the Republicans rejected both compromise and secession / David M. Potter --
The Republicans' policy, a reply to David M. Potter / Kenneth M Stampp --
The American Civil War as a crisis in law and order / Philip S. Paludan.
Series Title: Problems in American civilization.
Responsibility: edited and with an introduction by Michael Perman.

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