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Slavery and the breakdown of the American consensus

Slavery and the breakdown of the American consensus

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Published by Heath in Boston,MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Slavery -- United States,
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Causes,
  • United States -- History -- 1783-1865 -- Sources

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p.78-79.

    StatementEdwin Charles Rozwenc, editor.
    SeriesBasic concepts in history and social science
    ContributionsFrederick, Wayne A., Rozwenc, Edwin Charles, 1915-
    The Physical Object
    Pagination100 p. ;
    Number of Pages100
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23848337M

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