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The Impending Crisis : America Before the Civil War, 1848-1861
by David Morris Potter


Overview - "David M. Potter's magisterial The Impending Crisis is the single best account to date of the coming of the Civil War." -- Civil War History

"The magnum opus of a great American historian." -- Newsweek

Now in a new edition for the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War, David Potter's Pulitzer Prize-winning history of antebellum America offers an indispensible analysis of the causes of the war between the states.
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Overview
"David M. Potter's magisterial The Impending Crisis is the single best account to date of the coming of the Civil War." --Civil War History

"The magnum opus of a great American historian." --Newsweek

Now in a new edition for the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War, David Potter's Pulitzer Prize-winning history of antebellum America offers an indispensible analysis of the causes of the war between the states. The Journal of Southern History calls Potter's incisive account, "modern scholarship's most comprehensive account of the coming of the Civil War," and the New York Times Book Review hails it as "profound and original.... History in the grand tradition."

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780061319297
  • ISBN-10: 0061319295
  • Publisher: Harper Perennial
  • Publish Date: May 1976
  • Page Count: 672
  • Dimensions: 8.2 x 5.4 x 1.1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.22 pounds


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Books > Philosophy > Logic
Books > History > United States - Civil War
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