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The war before the war

Andrew Delbanco

The war before the war

fugitive slaves and the struggle for America"s soul from the Revolution to the Civil War

by Andrew Delbanco

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  • 5 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Legal status, laws,
  • Fugitive slaves,
  • Slavery,
  • Causes,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 397-441) and index.

    StatementAndrew Delbanco
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE450 .D45 2018
    The Physical Object
    Pagination453 pages
    Number of Pages453
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26976534M
    ISBN 101594204055
    ISBN 109781594204050
    OCLC/WorldCa1024137219

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The War Before the War presents a clear narrative of the legal and political history of [how], self-tortured by the slavery question, a ‘nation’ descended into disunion.” —David Blight, New York Review of Books “A valuable book, reflective as well as jarring/5(84).

As a Civil War re-enactor, I have read a lot of books about the Civil War and the time following. The time period immediately preceding the War is not an era I have read much about. Delbanco has written a finely researched, readable account of the time leading up to the Civil War and the incredibly complicated history of slavery in North America/5().

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In the hands of an author strictly committed to objective, hard-nosed facts, The War Before the War would read as coldly authoritative and dry. Yet Delbanco treats his subject matter as a historical artifact, a sprawling puzzle and psychological case study, viewing America’s past acts as a troublesome blueprint for America’s present and.

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The War Before the War. As a black American who has been confused about exactly why the civil war was fought. This book was the most concise account of what really happened that I’ve ever heard. It cleared up some myths and solidified some long held beliefs. It was so emotionally draining to hear the way my ancestors were treated.

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The War Before the War presents a clear narrative of the legal and political history of [how], self-tortured by the slavery question, a ‘nation’ descended into disunion.” —David Blight, New York Review of Books “A valuable book, reflective as well as jarring.

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Yet the Fugitive Slave Act, intended to preserve the Union, in fact set the nation on the path to civil war. Before the start of the war, German factories were cranking out pieces of military machinery measured in the hundreds per year. Soon it climbed .