Crisis of the House Divided: An Interpretation of the Issues in the Lincoln-Douglas Debates, 50th Anniversary Edition

Crisis of the House Divided: An Interpretation of the Issues in the Lincoln-Douglas Debates, 50th Anniversary Edition

Harry V. Jaffa


Crisis of the home Divided is the normal historiography of the Lincoln-Douglas debates. Harry Jaffa offers the definitive research of the political ideas that guided Lincoln from his reentry into politics in 1854 via his Senate crusade opposed to Douglas in 1858. To mark the 50th anniversary of the unique book, Jaffa has supplied a brand new introduction.

"Crisis of the home Divided has formed the concept of a iteration of Abraham Lincoln and Civil conflict scholars."—Mark E. Needly, Jr., Civil warfare History

"An very important ebook approximately one of many nice episodes within the heritage of the sectional controversy. It breaks new floor and opens a brand new view of Lincoln's value as a political thinker."—T. Harry Williams, Annals of the yank Academy of Political and Social Sciences

"A looking out and provocative research of the problems faced and the guidelines expounded within the nice debates. . . . A ebook which screens such studying and perception that it can't fail to excite the admiration even of students who disagree with its significant arguments and conclusions."—D. E. Fehrenbacher, American old Review

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