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The Causes of the Civil War

Revised Edition

Edited by Kenneth Stampp

About The Book

From Simon & Schuster, The Cause of the Civil War is historian Kenneth Stampp's exploration of America's great civil conflict.

Was the Civil War inevitable? What really caused it? Drawing on original sources--from Jefferson Davis to Frederick Douglass--and interpretive essays by today's most influential historians, this collection of essays gives a vivid sense of the political, economic, and cultural currents that swept the nation to war.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Touchstone (January 15, 1992)
  • Length: 256 pages
  • ISBN13: 9780671751555

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