The Origins of the American Civil War, Paperback

The Origins of the American Civil War Paperback

Part of the Origins of Modern War series

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The American Civil War (1861-65) was the bloodiest war of the nineteenth century and its impact continues to be felt today.

It, and its origins have been studied more intensively than any other period in American history, yet it remains profoundly controversial.

Brian Holden Reid's formidable volume is a major contribution to this ongoing historical debate.

Based on a wealth of primary research, it examines every aspect of the origins of the conflict and addresses key questions such as was it an avoidable tragedy, or a necessary catharsis for a divided nation?

How far was slavery the central issue? Why should the conflict have errupted into violence and why did it not escalate into world war?

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 456 pages, maps, bibliography, index
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
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  • Category: History of the Americas
  • ISBN: 9780582491786

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