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The causes of the American Civil War,

Main Author: Rozwenc, Edwin Charles, 1915- (ed.)
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Lexington MA : Heath, [1972]
Edition: 2nd ed.
Series: Problems in American civilization
Table of Contents:
  • Pollard, E. A. A peculiar and noble type of civilization.
  • Stephens, A. H. The war for states rights.
  • Buchanan, J. Republican fanaticism as a cause of the Civil War.
  • Wilson, H. The slave power conspiracy.
  • Rhodes, J. F. Antecedents of the American Civil War.
  • Beard, C. A. The approach of the irrepressible conflict.
  • Owsley, F. L. The irrepressible conflict.
  • Osterweis, R. G. South Carolina and the idea of southern nationalism.
  • Ramsdell, C. W. The natural limits of slavery expansion.
  • Randall, J. G. The blundering generation.
  • Craven, A. The 1840s and the democratic process.
  • Elkins, S. Slavery and the intellectual.
  • Nevins, A. The ordeal of the Union.
  • Genovese, E. The origins of slavery expansionism.
  • Foner, E. Slavery and the Republican ideology.
  • Geyl, P. The American Civil War and the problem of inevitability.
  • Potter, D. M. Why the Republicans rejected both compromise and secession.
  • Suggestions for additional reading (p. 322-324).