Slavery, Capitalism and Politics in the Antebellum Republic: Volume 2, The Coming of the Civil War, 1850-1861
Coming of the Civil War, 1850-1861 v. 2
By (author) John Ashworth
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Slavery, Capitalism and Politics in the Antebellum Republic: Volume 2, The Coming of the Civil War, 1850-1861 by John Ashworth
Book DescriptionThe second and concluding volume of Professor Ashworth's study of American antebellum politics, this book offers an exciting new interpretation of the origins of the Civil War. The volume deals with the politics of the 1850s and with the plunge into civil war. Professor Ashworth offers a new way of understanding the conflict between North and South and shows how northern free labor increasingly came into conflict with southern slavery as a result of both changes in the northern economy and the structural weaknesses of slavery.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521713696
(228mm x 152mm x 42mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 7-Jan-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author John Ashworth
Republic in Crisis, 1848-1861, Hardback (August 2012)
Meticulously analyses the political climate in the years leading up to the American Civil War and the causes of that conflict.
Slavery, Capitalism and Politics in the Antebellum Republic: Volume 2, The Coming of the Civil War, 1850-1861, Hardback (January 2007)
This book asks why the United States experienced a civil war in 1861 and analyses the descent into war in the final decade of peace.
Slavery, Capitalism, and Politics in the Antebellum Republic: Volume 1, Commerce and Compromise, 1820-1850, Paperback (January 1996)
This is the first of a two-volume treatment of slavery, capitalism and politics in the forty years before the Civil War. It is also a Marxist interpretation of the origins of the Civil War.
Antislavery Debate, Paperback (June 1992)» View all books by John Ashworth
This volume brings together one of the most provocative debates among historians in recent years. The centre of controversy is the emergence of the anti-slavery movement in the United States and Britain and the relation of capitalism to the development.
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Author Biography - John Ashworth
John Ashworth was born in Lancashire, England, and studied at the Universities of Lancaster and Oxford. He is currently Professor of American History in the School of American and Canadian Studies at the University of Nottingham. Professor Ashworth is the author of 'Agrarians' and 'Aristocrats': Party Political Ideology in the United States, 1837-1846, of Slavery, Capitalism and Politics in the Antebellum Republic: Volume 1: Commerce and Compromise, 1820-1850 (both of which were published by Cambridge University Press), and of numerous articles and reviews in learned journals.
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