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John C. Calhoun (Barnes & Noble Digital Library) H Von Holst

John C. Calhoun (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

H Von Holst

Published March 1st 2011
ISBN : 9781411447301
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388 pages
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This 1882 volume in the American Statesmen series was the first scholarly biography of Calhoun, the cast-iron man of South Carolina, whose fiery oratory hastened the South toward secession. Holsts presentation of Calhoun is colored by his ownMoreThis 1882 volume in the American Statesmen series was the first scholarly biography of Calhoun, the cast-iron man of South Carolina, whose fiery oratory hastened the South toward secession. Holsts presentation of Calhoun is colored by his own profound antipathy for slavery--an institution Calhoun famously championed as a positive good.