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Historians debating the origins of the American Civil War focus on the reasons why seven Southern states (followed by four more after the onset of the war) declared their secession from the United States, why they united to form the Confederate States of America (simply known as the "Confederacy"), and why the North refused to let them go. Civil War Book Review is the journal of record for new and newly reprinted books about the Antebellum, Civil War, and Reconstruction eras. Published quarterly by the LSU Libraries. Jul 13, · 11 Best Books on the American Civil War. From James McPherson’s definitive history to Tony Horwitz’s adventures among obsessives, here are the . Clash of Extremes takes on the reigning orthodoxy that the American Civil War was waged over high moral principles. Marc Egnal contends that economics, more than any other factor, moved the country to war in Drawing on a wealth of primary and secondary sources, Egnal shows that between and , patterns of trade and production drew the North and South together/5.
Jun 28, · Another book by Cooper which traces the life of Jefferson Davis, President of the CSA. Although a biography, it provides wonderful insight into how the origins and causes of the war affected not only Davis but his compatriots in Washington as the issue of states' rights, slavery, etc. divided friends and further divided foes. The origins of the Civil War remain a matter of great debate, with a strand of Southern collective memory emphasising the belligerence of the North and states rights, rather than the issue of slavery. The majority of professional historians, in contrast, point to the centrality of slavery as the main origin of the War, arguing that the issue. Dec 27, · Glenn W. LaFantasie December 27, AM (UTC) If, like me, you received a necktie with reindeer on it from Santa instead of a good Civil War book . The Essentials: Six Books on the Civil War These six histories of the Civil War that are must-reads if you want to better understand the conflict A group of officers in Culpeper, Virginia reading.
Get this from a library! The origins of the Civil War. [Jonathan Sutherland; Diane Canwell] -- The North and South sections of the United States developed along very different lines. The South's economy remained predominantly agricultural, while the North's evolved as a powerhouse of industry. Read this book on Questia. At first glance the American Civil War seems a straightforward affair. Compared with the other major civil wars that have affected Western man, America's conflict has a pleasing simplicity. On the th anniversary of the secession winter, this session takes a new look at an old question: what were the causes of the Civil War? Each of the three presenters has recently authored a book. Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied.