The Resource American mobbing, 1828-1861 : toward Civil War, David Grimsted

American mobbing, 1828-1861 : toward Civil War, David Grimsted

Label
American mobbing, 1828-1861 : toward Civil War
Title
American mobbing, 1828-1861
Title remainder
toward Civil War
Statement of responsibility
David Grimsted
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
American Mobbing, 1828-1861: Toward Civil War is a comprehensive history of mob violence related to sectional issues in antebellum America. David Grimsted argues that, though the issue of slavery provoked riots in both the North and the South, the riots produced two different reactions from authorities. In the South, riots against suspected abolitionists and slave insurrectionists were widely tolerated as a means of quelling anti-slavery sentiment. In the North, both pro-slavery riots attacking abolitionists and anti-slavery riots in support of fugitive slaves provoked reluctant but often effe
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
303.6/23/097309034
Index
index present
LC call number
E415.7
LC item number
.G75 1998eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
American mobbing, 1828-1861 : toward Civil War, David Grimsted
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Chapter 1: 1835: Year of Violent Indecision; Chapter 2: Riots Hatching Resistance: Against Abolitionists and in Aid of Fugitive Slaves; Chapter 3: The Peculiar Institution of Southern Violence; Chapter 4: White Fears: Silencing Questions; Chapter 5: Black Fears: Mastering Dark Realities; Chapter 6: Times That Tried Men's Bodies: The Manly Sport of American Politics; Chapter 7: The Mobs of the Second Party System; Chapter 8: Trying to Forget Slavery: Nativism and New Riots; Chapter 9: Bleeding Majoritarianism: The Sectional Mob Systems Meet, Mingle, and Mangle
Control code
ocm59284861
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xx, 372 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780195353662
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
unknown
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b35645842
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)59284861
  • pebcs0195353668

Library Locations

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