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The Resource A disease in the public mind : a new understanding of why we fought the Civil War, Thomas Fleming

A disease in the public mind : a new understanding of why we fought the Civil War, Thomas Fleming

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A disease in the public mind : a new understanding of why we fought the Civil War
Title
A disease in the public mind
Title remainder
a new understanding of why we fought the Civil War
Statement of responsibility
Thomas Fleming
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Fleming looks at the resons of why the Civil War was fought
Summary
Explores the possibility that the Civil War started not because of slavery, but because the South was chosen to house the nation's leadership instead of in Northern New England where the Revolution had begun
Biography type
contains biographical information
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10175411
Cataloging source
DLC
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Fleming, Thomas J
Dewey number
973.7/11
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E459
LC item number
.F55 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • United States
  • Slavery
  • Antislavery movements
  • Political culture
  • New England
  • Southern States
  • United States
  • United States
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a new understanding of why we fought the Civil War
Label
A disease in the public mind : a new understanding of why we fought the Civil War, Thomas Fleming
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Prologue : John Brown's raid -- Slavery comes to America -- Slavery's great foe-- and unintended friend -- The first Emancipation Proclamation -- One head turning into thirteen -- The forgotten emancipator -- Thomas Jefferson's nightmare -- New England preaches-- and almost practices-- secession -- How not to abolish slavery -- New England rediscovers the sacred Union -- Another Thomas Jefferson urges Virginia to abolish slavery -- The abolitionist who lost his faith -- Abolitionism divides and conquers itself -- Enter Old Man Eloquent -- The slave patrols -- The trouble with Texas -- Slave power paranoia -- From Uncle Tom to John Brown -- The real Uncle Tom and the unknown South he helped create -- Free soil for free (white) men -- The whole world is watching -- An ex-president tries to save the Union -- The anguish of Robert E. Lee -- The end of illusions -- The third Emancipation Proclamation -- Epilogue : Lincoln's visitor
Control code
2012045309
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xiv, 354 p.
Isbn
9780306821264
Lccn
2012045309
Other physical details
ill.
Label
A disease in the public mind : a new understanding of why we fought the Civil War, Thomas Fleming
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Prologue : John Brown's raid -- Slavery comes to America -- Slavery's great foe-- and unintended friend -- The first Emancipation Proclamation -- One head turning into thirteen -- The forgotten emancipator -- Thomas Jefferson's nightmare -- New England preaches-- and almost practices-- secession -- How not to abolish slavery -- New England rediscovers the sacred Union -- Another Thomas Jefferson urges Virginia to abolish slavery -- The abolitionist who lost his faith -- Abolitionism divides and conquers itself -- Enter Old Man Eloquent -- The slave patrols -- The trouble with Texas -- Slave power paranoia -- From Uncle Tom to John Brown -- The real Uncle Tom and the unknown South he helped create -- Free soil for free (white) men -- The whole world is watching -- An ex-president tries to save the Union -- The anguish of Robert E. Lee -- The end of illusions -- The third Emancipation Proclamation -- Epilogue : Lincoln's visitor
Control code
2012045309
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xiv, 354 p.
Isbn
9780306821264
Lccn
2012045309
Other physical details
ill.

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