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The Resource The war before the war : fugitive slaves and the struggle for America's soul from the Revolution to the Civil War, Andrew Delbanco

The war before the war : fugitive slaves and the struggle for America's soul from the Revolution to the Civil War, Andrew Delbanco

Label
The war before the war : fugitive slaves and the struggle for America's soul from the Revolution to the Civil War
Title
The war before the war
Title remainder
fugitive slaves and the struggle for America's soul from the Revolution to the Civil War
Statement of responsibility
Andrew Delbanco
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Explains how fugitive slaves escaping from the South to the northern states awakened northerners to the true nature of slavery and how the Compromise of 1850 and the Fugitive Slave Act divided the nation and set it on the path to civil war
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1952-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Delbanco, Andrew
Dewey number
973.7/115
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E450
LC item number
.D45 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Slaves
  • Fugitive slaves
  • Fugitive slaves
  • Slavery
  • Slavery
  • Slavery
  • United States
  • United States
  • Fugitive slaves
Label
The war before the war : fugitive slaves and the struggle for America's soul from the Revolution to the Civil War, Andrew Delbanco
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [397]-441) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- The long fuse. The problem ; Slavery and the Founders ; A compromised Constitution ; The first text ; Caught ; War of words ; Into the courts -- The fuse is lit. To the brink ; State of the Union ; The last truce ; Explosion ; Trials of conscience ; The end of compromise ; "And the war came"
Control code
2018419007
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
453 pages
Isbn
9781594204050
Lccn
2018419007
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)on1024137219
Label
The war before the war : fugitive slaves and the struggle for America's soul from the Revolution to the Civil War, Andrew Delbanco
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [397]-441) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- The long fuse. The problem ; Slavery and the Founders ; A compromised Constitution ; The first text ; Caught ; War of words ; Into the courts -- The fuse is lit. To the brink ; State of the Union ; The last truce ; Explosion ; Trials of conscience ; The end of compromise ; "And the war came"
Control code
2018419007
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
453 pages
Isbn
9781594204050
Lccn
2018419007
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)on1024137219

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