Charlottesville, Virginia, University Press of Virginia: 2001
Seller ID: 503004353
Condition: very good+
Light pencil lines and scattered faint underlinings, a few notes on front endpaper, but most of text clean. Gray cloth boards perfect. An 81-page monograph, plus 51 pp. of additional material (reference notes, index). The Williams College professor summarizes obscure documents penned by various secession commissioners, who lobbied southern states to join the Confederate revolt. Dew finds that belief in white supremacy and fear of freed slaves were the major selling points in their advocacy efforts. View More...