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The Resource At the edge of the precipice : Henry Clay and the compromise that saved the Union, Robert V. Remini

At the edge of the precipice : Henry Clay and the compromise that saved the Union, Robert V. Remini

Label
At the edge of the precipice : Henry Clay and the compromise that saved the Union
Title
At the edge of the precipice
Title remainder
Henry Clay and the compromise that saved the Union
Statement of responsibility
Robert V. Remini
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"At the Edge of the Precipice" is historian Robert V. Remini's fascinating recounting of the Compromise of 1850, a titanic act of political will that only a skillful statesman like Clay could broker. Although the Compromise would collapse ten years later, plunging the nation into civil war, Clay's victory in 1850 ultimately saved the Union by giving the North an extra decade to industrialize and prepare
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
973.5
Index
index present
LC call number
E423
LC item number
.R46 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
At the edge of the precipice : Henry Clay and the compromise that saved the Union, Robert V. Remini
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 161-173) and index
Contents
Compromise in the nation's early history -- The crisis and the return of the great pacificator -- A possible solution -- The great triumvirate weighs in -- Disaster -- Douglas to the rescue
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiii, 184 p.
Isbn
9780465012886
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2010001309
System control number
  • ocn213307834
  • (OCoLC)213307834
Label
At the edge of the precipice : Henry Clay and the compromise that saved the Union, Robert V. Remini
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 161-173) and index
Contents
Compromise in the nation's early history -- The crisis and the return of the great pacificator -- A possible solution -- The great triumvirate weighs in -- Disaster -- Douglas to the rescue
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiii, 184 p.
Isbn
9780465012886
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2010001309
System control number
  • ocn213307834
  • (OCoLC)213307834

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