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Bleeding Kansas : Slavery, Sectionalism, and Civil War on the Missouri-kansas Border (Hardcover)

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Between 1854 and 1861, the struggle between pro-and anti-slavery factions over Kansas Territory captivated Americans nationwide and contributed directly to the Civil War. Combining political, social, and military history, Bleeding Kansas contextualizes and analyzes prewar and wartime clashes in Kansas and Missouri and traces how these conflicts have been remembered ever since. Michael E. Woods’s compelling narrative of the Kansas-Missouri border struggle embraces the diverse perspectives of white northerners and southerners, women, Native Americans, and African Americans. This wide-ranging and engaging text is ideal for undergraduate courses on the Civil War era, westward expansion, Kansas and/or Missouri history, nineteenth-century US history, and other related subjects. Supported by primary source documents and a robust companion website, this text allows readers to engage with and draw their own conclusions about this contentious era in American History.

Number of Pages: 248
Genre: History
Series Title: Critical Moments in American History
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Author: Michael Woods
Language: English
Street Date: September 27, 2016
TCIN: 51638355
UPC: 9781138958500
Item Number (DPCI): 248-27-0537
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