The Road to Disunion, Volume II: Secessionists Triumphant, 1854-1861
Woods, James M., The Arkansas Historical Quarterly
The Road to Disunion, Volume II: Secessionists Triumphant, 1854-1861. By William W. Freehling. (New York: Oxford University Press, 2007. Pp.vii, 605. Preface, text, maps, illustrations, endnotes, index. $35.00.)
This is the second volume of William W. Freehling's magnum opus, a survey of the South's road to disunion between 1776 and 1861. In the first volume, the author recounted the failure of secessionists to secure disunion. This concluding volume now moves the narrative from the KansasNebraska controversy through the onset of war in 1861. In both volumes, Freehling has distinguished three major areas of the South: the Lower South, the seven states that seceded before Lincoln's …
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Publication information: Article title: The Road to Disunion, Volume II: Secessionists Triumphant, 1854-1861. Contributors: Woods, James M. - Author. Journal title: The Arkansas Historical Quarterly. Volume: 67. Issue: 1 Publication date: Spring 2008. Page number: 89+. © Arkansas Historical Association, Department of History, University of Arkansas Autumn 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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