A House Divided
America in the Age of LincolnBook - 1990
This analysis of the American Civil War pieces together a complex sequence of events, at the centre of which was slavery and the issue of its expansion into America's western territories. The author examines the political controversy that severed the bonds of union, and depicts the leading political and military figures of the era, including William Lloyd Garrison, Nat Turner, Dred Scott, John Brown and Abraham Lincoln. The text also describes the innovations of 19th century warfare and the superior resources that enabled the North to emerge victorious. The book is illustrated throughout with rare photographs from the collection of the Chicago Historical Society.
Publisher: [Chicago?] : Chicago Historical Society ; New York : Norton, c1990.
Edition: 1st ed.
Branch Call Number: 973.707477311 FON
Characteristics: xii, 179 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.