By Charles B. Dew
Charles Dew’s Apostles of Disunion has proven itself
as a contemporary vintage and an essential account of the Southern states’ secession from
the Union. Addressing themes nonetheless hotly debated between historians and the general public at huge more
than a century and a part after the Civil struggle, the booklet bargains 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 book of Apostles of Disunion have
obvious an intensification of debates surrounding the accomplice flag and Civil conflict monuments. In
a robust new afterword to this anniversary variation, Dew situates the e-book relating to these
contemporary controversies and elements within the function of gigantic monetary pursuits tied to the internal
slave exchange 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