John Washington's Civil War: A Slave Narrative

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LSU Press, Feb 1, 1953 - History - 434 pages
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Contents

THE CONSCIOUS SECTION l
1
n REALIGNMENT OF SECTIONS
21
in PRELUDE TO CRISIS
36
THE FIRST CRISIS185o
57
COMPROMISE AND THE SOUTH
83
THE AFTERMATH
116
COMPROMISE ON TRIAL
142
THE CENTER SHIFTS
172
THE HARVEST
246
KANSAS DOUGLAS AND JOHN BROWN
283
THE CAMPAIGN OF 186o
312
SECESSION
349
xrv SOME GENERALIZATIONS
391
CRITICAL ESSAY ON AUTHORITIES
402
INDEX
421
Copyright

SOWING THE WIND
206

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About the author (1953)

Avery O. Craven taught for many years at the University of Chicago. After his retirement there he continued to teach at other institutions, including the University of Wisconsin and the University of Maryland. He received the A.B. degree from Simpson College, the M.A. degree from Harvard University and Cambridge University, and the Ph.D. degree from the University of Chicago. He served as president of the Mississippi Valley Historical Association and the Southern Historical Association, and twice delivered the Walter Lynwood Fleming Lectures in Southern History at Louisiana State University. Among his books are The Repressible Conflict, Civil War in the Making, Edmund Ruffin, Southerner, The Coming of the Civil War, An Historian and the Civil War, and The Ending of the Civil War.

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