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William Lowndes Yancey and the Coming of the Civil War (Civil War America)

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IWilliam Lowndes Yancey (1814-63) was one of the leading secessionists of the Old South. In this first comprehensive biography, Eric H. Walther examines the personality and political life of the uncompromising fire-eater.Born in Georgia but raised in the North by a fiercely abolitionist stepfather and an emotionally unstable mother, Yancey grew up believing that abolitioni ...more
Hardcover, 477 pages
Published July 1st 2006 by University of North Carolina Press (first published June 30th 2006)
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