Confidence, Crisis, and Compromise, 1848-1877
|Series title:||American History Ser.|
|Publication Date:||Aug 2013|
| Publisher:||HarperCollins Publishers|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $35.00|
| Book Description: |
A New York Times Notable Book of 2013
A Kirkus Best Book of 2013
A Bookpage Best Book of 2013
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With a canvas of extraordinary characters, such as P. T. Barnum, Walt Whitman, Frederick Douglass, and L. C....