By Charles B. Dew
Charles Dew’s Apostles of Disunion has proven itself
as a contemporary vintage and an imperative account of the Southern states’ secession from
the Union. Addressing themes nonetheless hotly debated between historians and the general public at huge more
than a century and a part after the Civil struggle, the publication deals a compelling and clearly
substantiated argument that slavery and race have been on the middle of our nice nationwide hindrance. The
fifteen years because the unique booklet of Apostles of Disunion have
noticeable an intensification of debates surrounding the accomplice flag and Civil warfare monuments. In
a robust new afterword to this anniversary variation, Dew situates the publication in terms of these
contemporary controversies and components within the position of monstrous monetary pursuits tied to the internal
slave alternate in pushing Virginia and different higher South states towards secession and war.
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Apostles of Disunion: Southern Secession Commissioners and the Causes of the Civil War (A Nation Divided: Studies in the Civil War Era) by Charles B. Dew