ROAD TO DISUNION:
SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY ON THE CAUSES OF THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR
Boritt, Gabor S., ed. Why
the Civil War Came. New York: Oxford University Press, 1996.
Dew, Charles B. Apostles of Disunion: Southern Secession
Commissioners and the Causes of the Civil War. Charlottesville:
University Press of Virginia, 2001.
Faust, Drew Gilpin. The Creation of Confederate Nationalism:
Ideology and Identity in the Civil War South. Baton Rouge:
Louisiana State University Press, 1988.
Foner, Eric. Free Soil, Free Labor, Free Men: The
Ideology of the Republican Party Before the Civil War. New
York: Oxford University Press, 1995. (First published in 1970.)
Freehling, William W. The
Reintegration of American History: Slavery and the Civil War.
New York: Oxford University, 1994.
The Road to Disunion: Secessionists
at Bay, 1776-1854. New York: Oxford University Press, 1990.
Klein, Maury. Days of Defiance: Sumter, Secession,
and the Coming of the Civil War. New York: Alfred A. Knopf,
Levine, Bruce. Half Slave and Half Free: The Roots
of the Civil War. New York: Hill and Wang, 1992.
McPherson, James M. Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War
Era. New York: Ballantine Books, 1988.
Miller, William Lee. Arguing About Slavery: The Great Battle
in the United States Congress. New York: Alfred A. Knopf,
Morrison, Michael A. Slavery and the American West: The Eclipse
of Manifest Destiny and the Coming of the Civil War. Chapel
Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1997.
Perman, Michael., ed. Major
Problems in the Civil War and Reconstruction: Documents and Essays.
Lexington, Massachusetts: D.C. Heath and Company, 1991.
Potter, David M. The Impending Crisis: 1848-1861.
New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1976.
Stampp, Kenneth M., ed. The
Causes of the Civil War. New York: Touchstone, 1991.
Woodworth, Steven E., ed. The
American Civil War: A Handbook of Literature and Research.
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1996. [See especially
Part IV "Causation-Events Leading to the War."]