A House Divided: America in the Age of Lincoln Eric Foner

ISBN: 9780393306125

Published: May 17th 1991

Paperback

180 pages


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A House Divided: America in the Age of Lincoln  by  Eric Foner

A House Divided: America in the Age of Lincoln by Eric Foner
May 17th 1991 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, RTF | 180 pages | ISBN: 9780393306125 | 5.63 Mb

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 Americas western territories. The author examines the political controversy that severed theMoreThis 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 Americas 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.



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