The Frontier Against Slavery

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Eugene H. Berwanger's study of anti-slavery sentiment in the antebellum West is as resoundingly important now, in a new paperback edition, as when first published in 1967. In The Frontier against Slavery, Berwanger attributes the social and political climates of the states and territories Ohio River Valley pioneers settled before 1860 to racial prejudice. Drawing from newspaper accounts, political speeches, correspondence, and legal documents, Berwanger reveals that the whites-only sentiments of the pioneers, rather than ...

Frontier Against Slavery 2002, University of Illinois Press, Urbana-Champaign, IL

ISBN-13: 9780252070563

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The Frontier Against Slavery 1967, University of Illinois Press

ISBN-13: 9780252745423

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The Frontier Against Slavery 1967, University of Illinois Press

ISBN-13: 9780252001581

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