Abraham Lincoln and a new birth of freedom : the Union and slavery in the diplomacy of the Civil War /

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Main Author: Jones, Howard, 1940-
Format: Book
Published:Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, c1999.
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Table of Contents:
  • List of Illustrations
  • Acknowledgments
  • Prologue: To Preserve the Union
  • 1.. Lincoln on Slavery: A Constitutional Right and a Moral Wrong
  • 2.. Lincoln, Slavery, and Perpetual Union
  • 3.. Southern Slavery, Northern Freedom: The Central Dilemma of the Republic
  • 4.. Emancipation by the Sword? Race War and Antietam as Catalysts to Intervention
  • 5.. "Days of Grace": Emancipation the Prelude to Foreign Intervention?
  • 6.. Autumn of Discontent: The Crisis over Intervention
  • 7.. The Emancipation Proclamation: An Act of Justice, Warranted by ... Military Necessity
  • 8.. The Final Impact of Slavery on Intervention: Napoleon's Grand Design for the Americas
  • Epilogue: To Create a More Perfect Union
  • Notes
  • Bibliographical Essay
  • Index

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