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The Scorpion's Sting: Antislavery and the Coming of the Civil War

James Oakes - History - 2014 - 160 pages
An award-winning historian illuminates the strategy for ending slavery that precipitated the crisis of civil war. Surrounded by a ring of fire, the scorpion stings itself to ...
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Freedom National: The Destruction of Slavery in the United States, 1861-1865 ...

James Oakes - History - 2013 - 595 pages
Traces the history of emancipation and its impact on the Civil War, discussing how Lincoln and the Republicans fought primarily for freeing slaves throughout the war, not just ...
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Making a Nation: The United States and Its People, Volume 2

Jan Lewis, Nick Cullather - History - 2003 - 768 pages
Focuses on the relationships that shape and define human identity - culture, race, gender, class and sectional relations. This text shows that politics and the economy do not ...
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Freedom National: The Destruction of Slavery in the United States, 1861-1865 ...

James Oakes - History - 2012 - 596 pages
Winner of the Lincoln Prize. “Oakes brilliantly succeeds in [clarifying] the aims of the war with a wholly new perspective.”—David Brion Davis, New York Review of Books ...
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The Ruling Race

James Oakes - Social Science - 2013 - 320 pages
This pathbreaking social history of the slaveholding South marks a turn in our understanding of antebellum America and the coming of the Civil War. Oakes's bracing analysis ...
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Slavery And Freedom: An Interpretation of the Old South

James Oakes - Social Science - 2013 - 256 pages
This pathbreaking interpretation of the slaveholding South begins with the insight that slavery and freedom were not mutually exclusive but were intertwined in every dimension ...
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The Best American History Essays on Lincoln

Sean Wilentz, Organization of American Historians - History - 2009 - 252 pages
Reflections on the life, political leadership, character, and legacy of Abraham Lincoln include contributions by such notable American historians as James McPherson, Edmund ...
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Abraham Lincoln: The American Presidents Series: The 16th President, 1861-1865

George S. McGovern - Biography & Autobiography - 2008 - 208 pages
America's greatest president, who rose to power in the country's greatest hour of need and whose vision saw the United States through the Civil War Abraham Lincoln towers above ...
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Civil War America: Making a Nation, 1848-1877

Robert Cook - History - 2014 - 408 pages
The American Civil War was without doubt the defining event in the history of the United States. This up-to-date analyisis of a critical period goes beyond the origins, course ...
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Frederick Douglass and the Black Liberation Movement: The North Star of ...

Jin-Ping Wu - Biography & Autobiography - 2000 - 166 pages
First published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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