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Author Sutton, Robert Kent, author.

Title Stark mad abolitionists : Lawrence, Kansas, and the battle over slavery in the Civil War era / Robert K. Sutton ; foreword by Bob Dole.

Publication Info. New York : Skyhorse Publishing, [2017]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    978.102 SUT    DUE 07-05-22
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Non-Fiction.
Description 276 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 236-268) and index.
Contents Part 1. The awakening -- We waked up stark mad abolitionists -- Nothing but a beautiful green carpet -- I shall build a cabin for myself forthwith -- You might as well read bibles to buffaloes -- Part 2. The conflict -- The almost bloodless Wakarusa War -- The Fabian policy is the true one -- It was the grossest outrage ever perpetuated -- The latest edition of the Herald of Freedom -- Will Buchanan see that justice is done? -- Glorious intelligence! Kansas in the Union! -- The war -- My life belongs to my country, but my heart belongs to you -- Don't turn your back on this bird -- We could stand no more -- Lawrence or hell -- Oh God, the heathen are come into thine inheritance -- Epilogue: From ashes to immortality -- Appendix: What happened to the players in this story?.
Subject Kansas -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
Lawrence (Kan.) -- History -- 19th century.
Antislavery movements -- Kansas.
Abolitionists -- Kansas -- Lawrence.
Kansas -- History -- 1854-1861.
Added Title Lawrence, Kansas, and the battle over slavery in the Civil War era
ISBN 9781510716490 (hardcover)
1510716491 (hardcover)

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