Man of Douglas, man of Lincoln : the political odyssey of James Henry Lane

Spurgeon, Ian Michael, 1976-

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  • Creator Ian Michael Spurgeon
  • Format Books
  • Publication Columbia : University of Missouri Press, [2008] ©2008
  • Physical Details
    • x, 291 pages : portraits ; 25 cm
  • ISBNs 9780826218148, 0826218148
  • OCLC ocn227919931

Summary

  • "Focusing on the last twelve years of James Henry Lane's life, Spurgeon delves into key aspects of his career such as his time as an Indiana congressman, his role in Kansas's constitutional conventions, and his evolving stance on slavery to challenge prevailing views on Lane's place in history"--Provided by publisher.

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 269-282) and index.

Contents

  • Lane in Indiana, 1854-1855 -- Lane goes to Kansas, 1855 -- Lane and the Kansas memorial, 1856 -- Lane's army of the north, 1856 -- Lane and LeCompton, 1857 -- Lane and the Leavenworth Constitution, 1858 -- Lane's political comeback, 1858-1861 -- Lane and the beginning of the Civil War, 1861-1862 -- Lane and his enemies, 1862-1863 -- Lane and slavery, 1861-1865 -- Lane and the end of the Civil War, 1864-1866
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