Abraham Lincoln and a new birth of freedom : the Union and slavery in the diplomacy of the Civil War /
|Published:||Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, c1999.|
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Table of Contents:
- List of Illustrations
- 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
- Bibliographical Essay
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