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Book Review: Williamjames Hull Hoffer. The Caning of Charles Sumner: Honor, Idealism, and the Origins of the Civil War. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2010
The Forum: Cal Poly's Journal of History (2011)
  • Daniel L Slusser, California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo
Abstract

A book review of Williamjames Hull Hoffer's monograph, The Caning of Charles Sumner: Honor, Idealism, and the Origins of the Civil War.

Keywords
  • Charles Sumner,
  • Preston Brooks,
  • Civil War,
  • Williamjames Hull Hoffer,
  • The Caning of Charles Sumner,
  • Bleeding Sumner
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Publication Date
Spring 2011
Citation Information
Daniel L Slusser. "Book Review: Williamjames Hull Hoffer. The Caning of Charles Sumner: Honor, Idealism, and the Origins of the Civil War. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2010" The Forum: Cal Poly's Journal of History Vol. 3 Iss. 1 (2011)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/daniel_slusser/3/