"What shall we do with the Negro?" : Lincoln, white racism, and Civil War America / Paul D. Escott

Author(s): Escott, Paul D., 1947-
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Subjects: Slaves--Emancipation--United States
African Americans--Civil rights--History--19th century
African Americans--Legal status, laws, etc.--History--19th century
Race--Political aspects--United States--History--19th century
Racism--United States--History--19th century
Whites--United States--Attitudes--History--19th century
United States--Race relations--History--19th century
United States--Politics and government--1861-1865
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Political and social views
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Relations with African Americans
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2009
LC Classification: E
Physical Description: xviii, 304 p., [10] p. of plates : ill., ports. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Introduction
Prologue: First Declarations 1
Pt. 1. Northern Developments
1. The North Confronts the Question 29
2. War's Proving Ground 65
3. Amnesty, Apprenticeship, and the Freedmen's Future 94
4. Politics, Emancipation, and Black Rights 119
Pt. 2. Southern Developments
5. Slavery, War, and the Slaveholder's Mind 145
6. Heresy, Dogma, and the Confederate Debate 171
Pt. 3. Confluence
7. The Hampton Roads Conference 201
8. 1865 and Beyond 226
App. A Brief, Additional Note on a Vast Historiography 247
Notes 251
Bibliography 277
Index 293
Illustration gallery follows page 142
Notes: LCCN: 2008034652
ISBN: 0813927862 (alk. paper)
ISBN: 9780813927862 (alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. [277]-292) and index
Contents: The North confronts the question -- War's proving ground -- Amnesty, apprenticeship, and the freedmen's future -- Politics, emancipation, and Black rights -- Slavery, war, and the slaveholder's mind -- Heresy, dogma, and the Confederate debate -- The Hampton Roads conference -- 1865 and beyond -- Appendix: a brief, additional note on a vast historiography
OCLC Number: 244177145
ISBN/ISSN: 0813927862
9780813927862