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The field of blood : violence in Congress and the road to civil war / Joanne B. Freeman.

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  • 4 of 6 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Hagerstown Jefferson Twp PL - Hagerstown 973.7 FREE (Text) 39213000839997 New Adult Nonfiction Available -
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Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield 973.7 Freeman (Text) 31208912594860 new non-fiction Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780374154776
  • ISBN: 0374154775
  • Physical Description: xvii, 450 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2018.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical refernces (pages 293-427) and index.
Summary, etc.:
Documents the violence that sometimes marked legislative sessions in the decades before the American Civil War, detailing acts of physical fighting, duels, and mortal threats over disagreements about key issues, particularly slavery.
Subject: United States > Politics and government > 1845-1861.
United States Congress > History > 19th century.
Legislators > United States > History > 19th century.
United States > History > Civil War, 1861-1865 > Causes.

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