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The Resource America on the eve of the Civil War, edited by Edward L. Ayers and Carolyn R. Martin

America on the eve of the Civil War, edited by Edward L. Ayers and Carolyn R. Martin

Label
America on the eve of the Civil War
Title
America on the eve of the Civil War
Statement of responsibility
edited by Edward L. Ayers and Carolyn R. Martin
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"This remarkable publication provides a captivating and brilliantly executed series of conversations among seventeen most impressive historians. These participants in a daylong conference focusing on the extraordinary years leading to the Civil War provide an incredible range of historical information that is both educational and exciting. Here is an opportunity to draw on a lively exchange between a substantial number of knowledgeable and entertaining scholars."<U+2014>James Oliver Horton, author of Landmarks of African American History
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
973.7/11
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
E436
LC item number
.A47 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1953-
  • 2009 :
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Ayers, Edward L.
  • Martin, Carolyn R
  • Virginia Sesquicentennial of the American Civil War Commission
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • Southern States
  • Slavery
  • Harpers Ferry (W. Va.)
  • Presidents
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Label
America on the eve of the Civil War, edited by Edward L. Ayers and Carolyn R. Martin
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
The first in a series of annual Signature Conferences sponsored by the Virginia Sesquicentennial of the American Civil War Commission, "America on the Eve of the Civil War" was held in April 2009
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Opening remarks / William J. Howell and Timothy M. Kaine -- Taking stock of the nation in 1859 -- The future of Virginia and the South -- First question-and-answer session -- Making sense of John Brown's raid -- Predictions for the election of 1860 -- Second question-and-answer session -- Closing remarks / Edward L. Ayers -- Conclusion : marking the Civil War sesquicentennial, will we do better this time? / David W. Blight
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 147 pages
Isbn
9780813931791
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2010010316
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • 574940390
  • (OCoLC)574940390
Label
America on the eve of the Civil War, edited by Edward L. Ayers and Carolyn R. Martin
Publication
Copyright
Note
The first in a series of annual Signature Conferences sponsored by the Virginia Sesquicentennial of the American Civil War Commission, "America on the Eve of the Civil War" was held in April 2009
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Opening remarks / William J. Howell and Timothy M. Kaine -- Taking stock of the nation in 1859 -- The future of Virginia and the South -- First question-and-answer session -- Making sense of John Brown's raid -- Predictions for the election of 1860 -- Second question-and-answer session -- Closing remarks / Edward L. Ayers -- Conclusion : marking the Civil War sesquicentennial, will we do better this time? / David W. Blight
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 147 pages
Isbn
9780813931791
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2010010316
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • 574940390
  • (OCoLC)574940390

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