The Slave Power: Its Character, Career, and Probable Designs: Being An Attempt to Explain the Real Issues in the American Contest. J. E. Cairnes.
The Slave Power: Its Character, Career, and Probable Designs: Being An Attempt to Explain the Real Issues in the American Contest

The Slave Power: Its Character, Career, and Probable Designs: Being An Attempt to Explain the Real Issues in the American Contest.

New York: Carleton, 1862.

First American Edition. 1 vols. Royal 8vo, xvi, 171p. Decorated pebbled publisher's brown cloth, worn at head of spine else a good tight copy Item #31086

Of the conflict between North and South, it is Cairnes' thesis that, "...it is slavery which is at the bottom of this quarrel, and that on its determinationit depends whether the Power which derives its strength from slavery will be set up with enlarged resources and increased prestige, or be now once for all effectively broken."

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