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|ISBN:||9780393239935 0393239934 9780393351217 0393351211|
|Description:||207 pages ; 22 cm|
|Contents:||Introduction: at stake --
"Like a scorpion girt by fire" --
The right versus the wrong of property in man --
Race conflict --
The wars over wartime emancipation --
Epilogue: Harriet Beecher Stowe and her British sisters.
"With the direct, forthright style that marks his writings, Oakes makes clear that the secessionists were right when they claimed that the rise of the Republican party foretokened the death of