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Published: 24 May 2007

624 Pages | 54-46 halftones, 8 maps


ISBN: 9780195058154

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The Road to Disunion, Volume II: Secessionists Triumphant

Volume II: Secessionists Triumphant, 1854-1861

William W. Freehling

  • The long-awaited second volume of the critically acclaimed Secessionists at Bay, 1776-1854, praised as "the most important history of the Old South ever published." It won the major historical prize of the Southern History Association and been a strong title for OUP since it was first published in 1990.
  • The only book of its kind: the definitive history of one of the most important subjects relating to the Civil War - how and why the Southern states decided to secede from the Union and declare war on the United States
  • The conclusion of a magisterial two-volume history of the events that brought the South headlong to secession and Civil War