The field of blood : : violence in Congress and the road to civil war

Title The field of blood : : violence in Congress and the road to civil war
Names Freeman, Joanne B.
Book Number DB092299
Title Status Download Only
Medium Digital Book
Annotation The author recounts the physical violence and general conflict that took place on the floor of Congress in the time leading up to the Civil War. Recounts instances of threats, canings, drawn knives and pistols, and more. Discusses the contextual tensions surrounding these events. Violence and some strong language. Commercial audiobook. 2018.
Narrator Freeman, Joanne B.
Local Subject History, United States - HUS
History - HST
Adult Book - AD
Adult Non-Fiction - AN
BARD ONLY - BO
Commercial format - CF
Short Book - SH
Audience Notes Female narrator.
Contains violence.
Contains strong language.
LC Subject Legislators - United States - History - 19th century
Political culture - United States - History - 19th century
Political violence - United States - History - 19th century
United States - History - Civil war, 1861-1865
United States - Politics and government - 1815-1861
United States - Politics and government - 1861-1865
Nonfiction
Talking books
Downloadable books
Call Number 973.7 ANF
Language English
Released 2018
Publication Info Washington, D.C. : National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Library of Congress, 2018
Original Publication Reissue of: New York : Macmillan Audio, 2018. 9781427293411
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