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Politics and ideology in the age of the Civil War / Eric Foner.

By: Foner, Eric.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1980Description: 250 p. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 0195027817.Subject(s): Antislavery movements -- United States | Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) | United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- CausesDDC classification: 973.7'11 Online resources: WorldCat details
Contents:
Table of contents Origins of the Civil War -- The Causes of the American Civil War: Recent Interpretations and New Directions -- Politics, Ideology, and the Origins of the American Civil War -- Ambiguities of Anti-Slavery -- Abolitionism and the Labor Movement in Ante-bellum America -- Racial Attitudes of the New York Free Soilers -- Land and Labor After the Civil War -- Reconstruction and the Crisis of Free Labor -- Thaddeus Stevens, Confiscation, and Reconstruction -- Class, Ethnicity, and Radicalism in the Gilded Age: The Land League and Irish-America.
Summary: Insisting that politics and ideology must remain at the forefront of any examination of nineteenth-century America, Foner reasserts the centrality of the Civil War to the people of that period. Taken together, the essays work towards reintegrating the social, political, and intellectual history of the nineteenth century.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Table of contents Origins of the Civil War --
The Causes of the American Civil War: Recent Interpretations and New Directions --
Politics, Ideology, and the Origins of the American Civil War --
Ambiguities of Anti-Slavery --
Abolitionism and the Labor Movement in Ante-bellum America --
Racial Attitudes of the New York Free Soilers --
Land and Labor After the Civil War --
Reconstruction and the Crisis of Free Labor --
Thaddeus Stevens, Confiscation, and Reconstruction --
Class, Ethnicity, and Radicalism in the Gilded Age: The Land League and Irish-America.


Insisting that politics and ideology must remain at the forefront of any examination of nineteenth-century America, Foner reasserts the centrality of the Civil War to the people of that period. Taken together, the essays work towards reintegrating the social, political, and intellectual history of the nineteenth century.

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