Charles Sumner and the coming of the Civil War / David Herbert Donald.

Author
Donald, David Herbert, 1920-2009 [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Naperville, Ill. : Sourcebooks, Inc., c2009.
Description
xxiii, 407 p. ; 23 cm.

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Subject(s)
Library of Congress genre(s)
Biographies [Browse]
Summary note
Harvard Professor David Herbert Donald traces Sumner's life in this Pulitzer-Prize winning classic about a nation careening toward Civil War.
Notes
Previously published: New York : Fawcett Columbine, 1989.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (p. [324]-379) and index.
Contents
A natural coldness -- You were meant for Boston -- The life of life -- The Iron Curtain -- An outrageous philanthropist -- Let the lines be drawn -- Glacial solitude -- A one-idead abolitionist agitator -- The slave of principles -- Outside of any healthy political organization -- The crime against Kansas -- The vacant chair -- If Mr. Lincoln stands firm.
ISBN
  • 9781402218392 :
  • 1402218397
LCCN
^^2008039878
OCLC
256763688
RCP
H - S
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