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A New Birth of Freedom: The Republican Party and Freedom Rights, 1861 to 1866

by Belz, Herman
Publisher: Fordham University Press
Issue: Summer 2000
ISBN: 0823220117

Historian Herman Belz's reprinted study argues that the extension of liberty and civil rights to freed slaves during the War was "shaped both by expedient military and political incentives and by principles of liberty and equality." New introduction.

review of A New Birth of Freedom: The Republican Party and Freedom Rights, 1861 to 1866, by Belz, Herman, Civil War Book Review, (Summer 2000).