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Author Huston, James L., 1947-
Title Calculating the value of the Union : slavery, property rights, and the economic origins of the Civil War / James L. Huston.
Published Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2003.
Book Cover
LOCATION CALL # STATUS
 Floor2  E441 .H895 2003    IN LIBRARY
  
Description xvii, 394 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Series Civil War America
Civil War America (Series)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 345-385) and index.
Contents Slavery, property rights, and the American Revolution -- The origins of slaveholder aggressiveness -- Free labor and the competition of slaves -- The antislavery debate over property rights -- The constitutionality of slavery prohibition in the territories -- The politics of Southern upheaval, 1846-1853 -- The Northern realignment, 1854-1860.
Subject Slavery -- Economic aspects -- United States -- History.
Right of property -- United States -- History.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Causes.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Economic aspects.
Related To Online version: Huston, James L., 1947- Calculating the value of the Union. Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2003 (OCoLC)607057166
Online version: Huston, James L., 1947- Calculating the value of the Union. Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2003 (OCoLC)608831536
ISBN 0807828041 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780807828045 (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC number 52134677