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The Frontier Against Slavery: Western Anti-Negro Prejudice and the Slavery Extension Controversy

by Berwanger, Eugene H.
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
Retail Price: $15.95
Issue: Winter 2003
ISBN: 0252070569

Originally published in 1967, this important meditation on anti-slavery sentiment in the antebellum West claims that the social and political climates of the states and territories in the Ohio River Valley were forged as a result of racial prejudice.

review of The Frontier Against Slavery: Western Anti-Negro Prejudice and the Slavery Extension Controversy, by Berwanger, Eugene H., Civil War Book Review, (Winter 2003).