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The slaveholding crisis : fear of insurrection and the coming of the Civil War /
Carl Lawrence Paulus.
imprint
Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, [2017]
description
xi, 311 pages ; 24 cm.
ISBN
0807164356, 9780807164358, 9780807164365, 9780807164372, 9780807164389
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Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, [2017]
isbn
0807164356
9780807164358
9780807164365
9780807164372
9780807164389
contents note
Introduction: expectations and exceptionalism -- The Haitian Revolution and slaveholding anxiety -- "Fanaticism" and southern fears of black rebellion -- Atlantic abolitionism and American exceptionalism -- Proslavery fear and the rise of the abolitionist power -- Texas annexation and the proslavery promise -- Wilmot's Proviso and the slaveholding crisis -- The proslavery turn against American exceptionalism -- Epilogue: Fighting over exceptionalism.
catalogue key
10797457
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.

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