The Counterrevolution of Slavery: Politics and Ideology in Antebellum South Carolina
In this comprehensive analysis of politics and ideology in antebellum South Carolina, Manisha Sinha offers a provocative new look at the roots of southern separatism and the causes of the Civil War. Challenging works that portray secession as a fight for
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