Antebellum American Culture


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This volume offers students and teachers a unique view of American history prior to the Civil War. Distinguished historian David Brion Davis has chosen a diverse array of primary sources that show the actual concerns, hopes, fears, and understandings of ordinary antebellum Americans. He places these sources within a clear interpretive narrative that brings the documents to life and highlights themes that social and cultural historians have called to our attention in recent years. Beginning with the family and the issue of ...

Antebellum American Culture 1996, Penn State University Press, University Park, PA

ISBN-13: 9780271016467

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