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Published: 20 April 1995

400 Pages

5-5/16 x 8 inches

ISBN: 9780195094978

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Free Soil, Free Labor, Free Men

The Ideology of the Republican Party before the Civil War

Eric Foner

  • Recognized as a classic, an indispensable contribution to our understanding of the causes of the American Civil War.
  • A key work in establishing political ideology as a major concern of modern American historians, it remains the only full-scale evaluation of the ideas of the early Republican party.
  • Includes a new introductory essay