A Disease in the Public Mind : A New Understanding of Why We Fought the Civil War
By: Fleming, Thomas.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: New York : Da Capo Press, 2013Description: 1 online resource (385 p.).ISBN: 9780306822018.Subject(s): Antislavery movements - United States - History - 19th century | Antislavery movements -- United States -- History -- 19th century | New England - Relations - Southern States | New England -- Relations -- Southern States | Political culture - United States - History - 19th century | Political culture -- United States -- History -- 19th century | Slavery - Political aspects - United States - History - 19th century | Slavery -- Political aspects -- United States -- History -- 19th century | Southern States - Relations - New England | Southern States -- Relations -- New England | United States - History - 1815-1861 | United States -- History -- 1815-1861 -- Biography | United States - History - Civil War, 1861-1865 - Causes | United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Causes | United States - Politics and government - 1815-1861 | United States -- Politics and government -- 1815-1861Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: A Disease in the Public Mind : A New Understanding of Why We Fought the Civil WarDDC classification: 973.7/11 | 973.711 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Contents; Preface; Prologue: John Brown's Raid; 1. Slavery Comes to America; 2. Slavery's Great Foe- and Unintended Friend; 3. The First Emancipation Proclamation; 4. One Head Turning into Thirteen; 5. The Forgotten Emancipator; 6. Thomas Jefferson's Nightmare; 7. New England Preaches - and Almost Practices - Secession; 8. How Not to Abolish Slavery; 9. New England Rediscovers the Sacred Union; 10. Another Thomas Jefferson Urges Virginia to Abolish Slavery; 11. The Abolitionist Who Lost His Faith; 12. Abolitionism Divides and Conquers Itself; 13. Enter Old Man Eloquent; 14. The Slave Patrols
15. The Trouble with Texas16. Slave Power Paranoia; 17. From Uncle Tom to John Brown; 18. The Real Uncle Tom and the Unknown South He Helped Create; 19. Free Soil for Free (White) Men; 20. The Whole World Is Watching; 21. An Ex-President Tries to Save the Union; 22. The Anguish of Robert E. Lee; 23. The End of Illusions; 24. The Third Emancipation Proclamation; 25. The Hunt After the Caption; Epilogue: Lincoln's Visitor; Acknowledgments; Notes; Index
A distinguished historian and popular author explores why the United States became the only nation in the world to fight
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