The Fate of Their Country

The Fate of Their Country

How partisan politics lead to the Civil War

What brought about the Civil War? Leading historian Michael F. Holt convincingly offers a disturbingly contemporary answer: partisan politics. In this brilliant and succinct book, Holt distills a lifetime of scholarship to demonstrate that secession and war did not arise from two irreconcilable economies any more than from moral objections to slavery. Short-sighted politicians were to blame. Rarely looking beyond the next… (more)

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Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (June 20, 2005)

Collection: Hill and Wang

Language: English


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