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

by Oakes, James (Author)

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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 abolition and race. James Oakes gives us another opti... Full description


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