Apostles of Disunion: Southern Secession Commissioners and by Charles B. Dew

By Charles B. Dew

Charles Dew’s Apostles of Disunion has validated itself
as a contemporary vintage and an crucial account of the Southern states’ secession from
the Union. Addressing themes nonetheless hotly debated between historians and the general public at huge more
than a century and a part after the Civil battle, the publication bargains a compelling and clearly
substantiated argument that slavery and race have been on the middle of our nice nationwide drawback. The
fifteen years because the unique e-book of Apostles of Disunion have
noticeable an intensification of debates surrounding the accomplice flag and Civil struggle monuments. In
a robust new afterword to this anniversary variation, Dew situates the ebook on the subject of these
fresh controversies and components within the position of colossal monetary pursuits tied to the internal
slave exchange in pushing Virginia and different higher South states towards secession and war.

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