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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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