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The crooked path to abolition : Abraham Lincoln and the antislavery Constitution

text The crooked path to abolition : Abraham Lincoln and the antislavery Constitution

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"An award-winning scholar uncovers Lincoln's strategy for abolishing slavery in this groundbreaking history of the sectional crisis and Civil War. Some celebrate Lincoln for freeing the slaves; others fault him for a long-standing conservatism on ... Read more
Contents
"That glorious fabric of collected wisdom" : a brief history of the antislavery Constitution -- "Freedom is the rule, slavery is the exception" : the emergence of antislavery constitutionalism -- The antislavery project : Lincoln and antislavery p... Read more
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xxxii, 256 pages ; 22 cm
Publisher
W.W. Norton & Company 2021

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