THE GREAT HEART OF THE REPUBLIC; St. Louis and the Cultural Civil War. Adam Arenson.

THE GREAT HEART OF THE REPUBLIC; St. Louis and the Cultural Civil War

Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2011. Hardcover. 6 x 9 1/2, 340 pgs, notes, index, b&w illustrations. The Civil War revealed what united as well as what divided Americans in the nineteenth century-not only in its deadly military conflict, but also in the broader battle of ideas, dueling moral systems, and competing national visions that preceded and followed. This cultural civil war was the clash among North, South, and West, as their leaders sought to shape Manifest Destiny and slavery politics. No site embodied this struggle more completely than St. Louis, the largest city along the border of slavery and freedom. In this sweeping history,the author reveals a city at the heart of the cultural civil war. Very Good in Very Good DJ. Item #30098
ISBN: 9780674052888

Price: $30.00

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