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Free soil, free labor, free men : the ideology of the Republican Party before the Civil War

Foner, Eric 1943- (Author).

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Kirtland Community College Library E 436 .F6 1995 30775305531056 General Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 0195094972
  • ISBN: 9780195094978
  • ISBN: 0195090818
  • ISBN: 0195013522
  • ISBN: 9780195013528
  • ISBN: 0195099818
  • ISBN: 9780195099812
  • ISBN: 0844668494
  • ISBN: 9780844668499
  • Physical Description: print
    xliv, 353 pages ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1995.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 319-336) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Free labor: the Republicans and northern society -- The Republican critique of the South -- Salmon P. Chase: the Constitution and the slave power -- The radicals: anti-slavery politics and the moral imperative -- The Democratic Republicans -- Conservatives and moderates -- The Republicans and nativism -- The Republicans and race -- Slavery and the Republican ideology.
Summary, etc.: Free Soil, Free Labor, Free Men has been recognized as a classic, an indispensable contribution to our understanding of the causes of the American Civil War. A key work in establishing political ideology as a major concern of modern Americanhistorians, it remains the only full-scale evaluation of the ideas of the early Republican party. modern American historical writing.
Subject: Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )
United States Politics and government 1849-1861
United States History Civil War, 1861-1865 Causes

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Free Soil, Free Labor, Free Men : The Ideology of the Republican Party Before the Civil War
Free Soil, Free Labor, Free Men : The Ideology of the Republican Party Before the Civil War
by Foner, Eric
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Free Soil, Free Labor, Free Men : The Ideology of the Republican Party Before the Civil War

Eric Foner is the preeminent historian of his generation. His books have won the top awards in the profession, and he has been president of both major history organizations, the American Historical Association and the Organization of American Historians. He is the author of Give Me Liberty!, which displays all of his trademark strengths as a scholar, teacher, and writer. A specialist on the Civil War/Reconstruction period, he regularly teaches the nineteenth-century survey at Columbia University, where he is DeWitt Clinton Professor of History. In 2011, Foner's The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery won the Pulitzer Prize in History, the Bancroft Prize, and the Lincoln Prize. His Gateway to Freedom: The Hidden History of the Underground Railroad is a 2015 New York Times bestseller. (Bowker Author Biography)

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