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America Aflame

How the Civil War Created a Nation

by David Goldfield

Paperback, 632 pages, Bloomsbury Press, List Price: $20 |

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America Aflame
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How the Civil War Created a Nation
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David Goldfield

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Book Summary

A narrative history of the Civil War era argues that the conflict occurred as a result of a breakdown induced by the infusion of evangelical religion into the public sphere, causing citizens to regard political differences as matters of good and evil to be fought at any cost.

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