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The Resource The war before the war : fugitive slaves and the struggle for America's soul from the Revolution to the Civil War, Andrew Delbanco

The war before the war : fugitive slaves and the struggle for America's soul from the Revolution to the Civil War, Andrew Delbanco

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The war before the war : fugitive slaves and the struggle for America's soul from the Revolution to the Civil War
Title
The war before the war
Title remainder
fugitive slaves and the struggle for America's soul from the Revolution to the Civil War
Statement of responsibility
Andrew Delbanco
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war before the war
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fugitive slaves and the struggle for Americas soul from the Revolution to the Civil War
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Language
eng
Summary
Explains how fugitive slaves escaping from the South to the northern states awakened northerners to the true nature of slavery and how the Compromise of 1850 and the Fugitive Slave Act divided the nation and set it on the path to civil war
Summary
Argues that issues surrounding fugitive slaves is what truly drove the North and South to Civil War and explains the history behind how this happened
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Award
  • Mark Lynton History Prize, 2019.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2019
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10738708
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DLC
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1952-
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Delbanco, Andrew
Dewey number
973.7/115
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
Text in English
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  • Fugitive slaves
  • Fugitive slaves
  • Slavery
  • Slavery
  • United States
  • Fugitive slaves
  • Fugitive slaves
  • Fugitive slaves
  • Slavery
  • War
  • United States
  • HISTORY / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE / Civil Rights
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / African American Studies
Target audience
adult
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fugitive slaves and the struggle for America's soul from the Revolution to the Civil War
Label
The war before the war : fugitive slaves and the struggle for America's soul from the Revolution to the Civil War, Andrew Delbanco
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [397]-441) and index
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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  • txt
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Contents
Introduction -- The long fuse. The problem ; Slavery and the Founders ; A compromised Constitution ; The first text ; Caught ; War of words ; Into the courts -- The fuse is lit. To the brink ; State of the Union ; The last truce ; Explosion ; Trials of conscience ; The end of compromise ; "And the war came"
Control code
on1024137219
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
453 pages
Isbn
9781594204050
Lccn
2018419007
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1024137219
Label
The war before the war : fugitive slaves and the struggle for America's soul from the Revolution to the Civil War, Andrew Delbanco
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [397]-441) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- The long fuse. The problem ; Slavery and the Founders ; A compromised Constitution ; The first text ; Caught ; War of words ; Into the courts -- The fuse is lit. To the brink ; State of the Union ; The last truce ; Explosion ; Trials of conscience ; The end of compromise ; "And the war came"
Control code
on1024137219
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
453 pages
Isbn
9781594204050
Lccn
2018419007
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1024137219

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