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Publisher Comments:

In the historical literature on the Civil War, the President, the generals, and the cabinet secretaries have won the war of words. Of the hundreds of men who served in the House of Representatives during this great struggle, only a handful typically appear in general discussions of the period. Yet without a deeper understanding of the contributions of the members of the Congress to the successful prosecution of the war, we cannot fully appreciate the desperate nature of that war and its significance in the building of the nation. This book explores important aspects of the Civil War from the perspective of Capitol Hill. It is an effort to survey some of the possibilities for understanding the congressmen, their relations with each other, and their interaction with President Lincoln.

Synopsis:

This book explores important aspects of the Civil War from the perspective of Capitol Hill.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. The paths of power: congressional career lines and the coming of war; 2. Lincoln and the 'disorderly schoolboys": a chapter in executive-legislative relations; 3. An 'inquiring disposition': the investigative process in the House of Representatives; 4. 'God alone can guide us': authority structures in the House of Representatives; 5. Conclusion; Appendix; Notes; Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780521357050
Editor:
Fogel, Robert
Editor:
Thernstrom, Stephan
Editor:
Fogel, Robert
Editor:
Thernstrom, Stephan
Author:
Bogue, Allan G.
Author:
Fogel, Robert
Author:
Thernstrom, Stephan
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
History
Subject:
United states
Subject:
United States - Civil War
Subject:
Congress
Subject:
Civil war, 1861-1865
Subject:
United States - 19th Century
Subject:
United States Politics and government 1861-1865.
Subject:
Government - Legislative Branch
Subject:
United States.--Congress.--House--History--19
Subject:
United States.--Congress.--House--History--19th century
Subject:
United States Politics and government.
Subject:
Politics-United States Politics
Edition Number:
1
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Modern History
Series Volume:
vyp. 33, 56
Publication Date:
20110531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
210
Dimensions:
8.94x5.95x.46 in. .65 lbs.

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Humanities » Philosophy » General

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