In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content:

Contents List of Illustrations ix Acknowledgments xi Introduction: The Election of 1860 Reconsidered A. James Fuller 1 1 The Political Organizer: Abraham Lincoln’s 1860 Campaign Michael S. Green 7 2 The 1860 Southern Sojourns of Stephen A. Douglas and the Irrepressible Separation James L. Huston 29 3 A Forlorn Hope: Interpreting the Breckinridge Campaign as a Matter of Honor A. James Fuller 69 4 The Last True Whig: John Bell and the Politics of Compromise in 1860 A. James Fuller 103 5 Frederick Douglass and the Abolitionist Response to the Election of 1860 John R. McKivigan 141 6 Saving the Republic: Turnout, Ideology, and Republicanism in the Election of 1860 Thomas E. Rodgers 165 7 The Election of 1860 and Political Realignment Theory: Indiana as a Case Study A. James Fuller 193 8 The View from Abroad: Europeans Look at the Election of 1860 Lawrence Sondhaus 225 9 “An Inscrutable Election?”: The Historiography of the Election of 1860 Douglas G. Gardner 245 Contributors 265 Index 267 Fuller text.indb 7 1/15/13 2:55 PM Fuller text.indb 8 1/15/13 2:55 PM ...


Additional Information

Related ISBN
MARC Record
Launched on MUSE
Open Access
Back To Top

This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. Without cookies your experience may not be seamless.