The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government, 第 1 卷

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D. Appleton and Company, 1881
A history of the Confederate States of America and an apologia for the causes that the author believed led to and justified the American Civil War.
 

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Recommended reading for those who wish to have a balanced view of the South's views on states' rights and sectionalism leading up to the Civil War. One of the South's finest exponents, Davis' arguments are often compelling, occasionally specious but always enlightening. 閱讀評論全文

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1
II
12
III
16
IV
20
V
24
VI
33
VII
45
VIII
55
XXVII
197
XXIX
207
XXX
218
XXXI
224
XXXII
235
XXXIII
237
XXXIV
241
XXXV
242

IX
68
X
75
XI
84
XIII
92
XIV
101
XV
112
XVI
119
XVII
125
XVIII
132
XIX
139
XX
144
XXI
155
XXII
166
XXIII
175
XXIV
178
XXV
183
XXVI
191
XXXVI
248
XXXVII
255
XXXVIII
271
XXXIX
288
XL
291
XLI
301
XLII
309
XLIII
320
XLIV
329
XLV
346
XLVI
377
XLVII
404
XLVIII
422
XLIX
428
L
461
LI
474
LII
495

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