A House Divided

A House Divided

America in the Age of Lincoln

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Baker & Taylor
Assesses the impact of the Civil War

Norton Pub
This analysis of the American Civil War pieces together a complex sequence of events, at the centre of which was slavery and the issue of its expansion into America's western territories. The author examines the political controversy that severed the bonds of union, and depicts the leading political and military figures of the era, including William Lloyd Garrison, Nat Turner, Dred Scott, John Brown and Abraham Lincoln. The text also describes the innovations of 19th century warfare and the superior resources that enabled the North to emerge victorious. The book is illustrated throughout with rare photographs from the collection of the Chicago Historical Society.
"A graceful, informed overview of the antebellum U.S., the Civil War years, and the conflict's great aftermath. Best of all are the portrayed exhibit pieces." —Booklist

Publisher: [Chicago?] : Chicago Historical Society ; New York : Norton, c1990
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780393027556
Characteristics: xii, 179 p. : ill. (some col.), maps, ports. ; 26 cm


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