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The great heart of the republic : St. Louis and the cultural Civil War / Adam Arenson.

Author/Creator:
Arenson, Adam, 1978-
Publication:
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2011.
Format/Description:
Book
340 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Subjects:
Saint Louis (Mo.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
Saint Louis (Mo.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Social aspects.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Social aspects.
West (U.S.) -- Politics and government -- 19th century.
United States -- Territorial expansion -- History -- 19th century.
Slavery -- United States -- Extension to the territories.
Contents:
Introduction : the three sides of the American Civil War
The destruction of the past
Thomas Hart Benton's failed compromise
Building the national future in the West
Antislavery derailed
The limits of Dred Scott's emancipation
Germans and the power of wartime union
Building union from neutrality
Abraham Lincoln's lost legacies
The capital failures of Reconstruction
Separating the city, county, and nation
Epilogue : the forgotten Civil War.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780674052888 (alk. paper)
0674052889 (alk. paper)
OCLC:
555658522
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