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Freedom national : the destruction of slavery in the United States, 1861-1865 / James Oakes.

Oakes, James. (Author).
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  • 4 of 6 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Indiana State Library - Indianapolis ISLM E453 .O13 2013 (Text) 00000105793327 Browsing Collection Available -
Jay County Public Library - Portland 973.7 O11 (Text) 76383000416779 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Jefferson County Public Library - Madison 973.714 OAK (Text) 39391006468464 Nonfiction Available -
North Madison County Ralph E. Hazelbaker Library 973.714 OAK (Text) 30419300462518 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Rochester Library 973.714 OAK (Text) 33187003572662 Nonfiction - R Checked out 12/27/2016
Seymour Main Library 973.714 OAKES (Text) 9780393065312S On Order On order -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780393065312 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 0393065316 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 9780393347753 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 0393347753 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: xxiv, 595 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Co., 2013.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: "Ultimate extinction" -- "Disunion is abolition" -- "Fulfillment of the prophecies" -- August 8, 1861 : emancipation begins -- The Border States -- "Self-emancipation" -- "By the act of Congress they are clearly free" -- "A cordon of freedom" -- The "preliminary" proclamation -- The Emancipation Proclamation -- "The system yet lives" -- "Our fathers were mistaken" -- Was freedom enough?
Summary, etc.: Traces the history of emancipation and its impact on the Civil War, discussing how Lincoln and the Republicans fought primarily for freeing slaves throughout the war, not just as a secondary objective in an effort to restore the country.
Subject: Slaves > Emancipation > United States.
Slavery > United States > History.
Antislavery movements > United States > History.
United States. President (1861-1865 : Lincoln). Emancipation Proclamation.
United States > History > Civil War, 1861-1865.

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