Charles Sumner and the coming of the Civil War
Publisher: University of Chicago Press in Chicago
Written in English
- United States,
- United States.
- Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874,
- United States. Congress. Senate -- Biography,
- Antislavery movements -- United States,
- Legislators -- United States -- Biography,
- United States -- Politics and government -- 1845-1861
|Statement||David Herbert Donald.|
|LC Classifications||E415.9.S9 D6 1981|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxii, 392, xxiv p. :|
|Number of Pages||392|
|LC Control Number||81011612|
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Charles Sumner and the Coming of the Civil War is a good book that sheds a lot of light on the tensions that lead to the Civil by: Charles Sumner and the Coming of the Civil War is a good book that sheds a lot of light on the tensions that lead to the Civil War/5(15).
The author suggests that inby the start of the Civil War, Sumner was one of the most powerful men in the United States. This book is Sumner's story up through the outbreak of the Civil War, and much of the book is Sumner's early life, education, work, and travel. Those parts of the book can be tedious.4/5.
Charles Sumner & the Coming of the Civil War. [DAVID DONALD] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers/5(15). Charles Sumner and the coming of the Civil War [David Herbert Donald] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers/5(15). Charles Sumner and the Coming of the Civil War presents a remarkably different view of our bloodiest war through an insightful reevaluation of the man who stood at its center.
"A truly perceptive study." American Heritage "Few books can be recommended wholeheartedly to the specialist and the general reader alike. This one can."4/5(1). TITLE: Charles Sumner and the Coming of the Civil War By: David Donald Year: second printing Hardcover with dust jacket, ex-library book Synopsis: This book is a biography of Charles Sumner, Massachusetts Senator, lawyer, and orator; one of the anti-slavery Rating: % positive.
Charles Sumner (January 6, – Ma ) was an American politician and United States Senator from an academic lawyer and a powerful orator, Sumner was the leader of the anti-slavery forces in the state and a leader of the Radical Republicans in the U.S.
Senate during the American Civil Reconstruction, he fought to minimize the power of the ex. Charles Sumner and the Coming of the Civil War Finalist, National Book Awards for Nonfiction.
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Charles Sumner and the Coming of the Civil War David Herbert Donald In this brilliant biography a Pulitzer Prize winning national bestseller David Herbert Donald, Harvard professor emeritus, traces Sumner's life as the nation careens toward civil war.
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The Caning of Charles Sumner, or the Brooks–Sumner Affair, occurred onin the United States Senate, when Representative Preston Brooks, a pro-slavery Democrat from South Carolina, used a walking cane to attack Senator Charles Sumner, an abolitionist Republican from Massachusetts, in retaliation for a speech given by Sumner two days earlier in which he fiercely criticized.
Charles Sumner and the Coming of the Civil War, by David Donald (read 17 Mar ) (Pulitzer Biography prize for ) This is a scholarly historical study.
It takes Sumner from his birth in Boston in up to the beginning of the Civil War. I had recalled the assault on Sumner by Preston Brooks always horrified me and was incomprehensible/5(2). Charles Sumner and the coming of the Civil War Item Preview remove-circle Charles Sumner and the coming of the Civil War by Donald, David Herbert, Publication date Topics Internet Archive Books.
Scanned in China. A Pulitzer Prize winner's “magisterial” biography of the Civil War–era Massachusetts senator, a Radical Republican who fought for slavery’s abolition (The New York Times). In his follow-up to Charles Sumner and the Coming of the Civil War, acclaimed historian David Herbert Donald examines the life of the Massachusetts legislator from to his death in /5(1).
Charles Sumner and the Coming of the Civil Warby David DonaldEaston Press American History Collector's Edition bound in Genuine Leather, Gold Guilt EdgingComes with Presentation Page from The Easton PressThis Leather Collector's Edition would make great gift for those interested in politics and military gift for the upcoming political science, military academy or R.O.T.C.