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Conflict and compromise : the political economy of slavery, emancipation, and the American Civil War

Author: Roger L Ransom
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1989
Edition/Format:   eBook : EnglishView all editions and formats
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No series of events has had a more dramatic impact on the course of American history than the Civil War and the emancipation of four million black slaves. In this book Professor Roger Ransom examines the economic and political factors that led to the attempt by Southerners to dissolve the Union in 1860, and the equally determined effort of Northerners to preserve it. Drawing on recent research in economic,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Erscheint auch als:
Ransom, Roger L.
Conflict and compromise.
Cambridge [u.a.] : Cambridge Univ. Pr., 1989
XV, 317 S.
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Roger L Ransom
ISBN: 9781139167895 1139167898 9780521323437 0521323436 9780521311670 0521311675
OCLC Number: 967414555
Notes: Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 01 Feb 2016).
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 317 Seiten)
Contents: List of tables and illustrations; Preface; 1. Historical puzzles; 2. Slavery and freedom; 3. The economics of slavery; 4. The politics of slavery; 5. The politics of compromise; 6. Slavery and the war; 7. The impact of emancipation; 8. After the war; Bibliography; Index.
Other Titles: Conflict et Compromise
Responsibility: Roger L. Ransom.

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