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Lincoln The Road to War

by van der Linden, Frank
Publisher: Fulcrum
Issue: Winter 2000
ISBN: 1555914209

"A needless sacrifice to political stupidity and pride," is Frank van der Linden's characterization of the Civil War. He argues that Lincoln provoked the bombing of Sumter to "create an entirely new nation, with more authority concentrated in the federal government."

review of Lincoln The Road to War, by van der Linden, Frank, Civil War Book Review, (Winter 2000).