By Charles B. Dew
Charles Dew’s Apostles of Disunion has confirmed itself
as a latest vintage and an crucial account of the Southern states’ secession from
the Union. Addressing issues nonetheless hotly debated between historians and the general public at huge more
than a century and a part after the Civil battle, the ebook deals a compelling and clearly
substantiated argument that slavery and race have been on the middle of our nice nationwide main issue. The
fifteen years because the unique e-book of Apostles of Disunion have
visible an intensification of debates surrounding the accomplice flag and Civil conflict monuments. In
a robust new afterword to this anniversary version, Dew situates the ebook relating to these
fresh controversies and elements within the function of colossal monetary pursuits tied to the internal
slave alternate in pushing Virginia and different higher South states towards secession and war.
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Apostles of Disunion: Southern Secession Commissioners and the Causes of the Civil War (A Nation Divided: Studies in the Civil War Era) by Charles B. Dew