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Author Varon, Elizabeth R., 1963-
Title Disunion! : the coming of the American Civil War, 1789-1859 / Elizabeth R. Varon
Imprint Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2008

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Descript xii, 455 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Series The Littlefield history of the Civil War era
Contents The language of terrifying prophecy : disunion debates in the early republic -- We claim our rights : the advent of abolitionism -- Ruinous tendencies : the anti-abolition backlash -- The idea will become familiar : disunion in the era of mass party politics -- Oh for a man who is a man : debating slavery's expansion -- That is revolution! : the crisis of 1850 -- Beneath the iron heel : fugitive slaves and bleeding Kansas -- To consummate its boldest designs : the slave power confronts the republicans -- War to the knife : images of the coming fight -- Epilogue: The Rubicon is passed : the war and beyond
Note "A Caravan book"--T.p. verso
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 401-429) and index
Subject Sectionalism (United States) -- History
Sectionalism (United States) -- History -- Sources
Slavery -- Political aspects -- United States -- History
Antislavery movements -- United States -- History
Rhetoric -- Political aspects -- United States -- History
United States -- Politics and government -- 1783-1865
United States -- Politics and government -- 1783-1865 -- Sources
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Causes
ISBN/ISSN 9780807832325 (cloth : alk. paper)
0807832324 (cloth : alk. paper)

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