House Divided

Slavery and American Politics from the Constitution to the Civil War

Ben McNitt

Covering people and events that still resonate as the United States continues to debate its past as it relates to slavery, and the political and geographic contours of human bondage endure into the twenty-first century.
Publication date:
June 2021
Publisher :
Stackpole Books
Language:
English
Illustration :
98
Format Available     Quantity Price
Hardback
ISBN : 9780811739771

Dimensions : 152 X 229 mm
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£25.00

Overview
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• Covering people and events that still resonate as the United States continues to debate its past as it relates to slavery, and the political and geographic contours of human bondage endure into the twenty-first century

In a deeply researched, wide-ranging book, retired journalist Ben McNitt tells how slavery shaped American politics - and indeed the American story - from the Founding until the Civil War, covering people and events that still resonate as the United States continues to debate its past as it relates to slavery, and the political and geographic contours of human bondage endure into the twenty-first century.