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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (12 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: William J. Cooper Narrator: Andrew Garman Publisher: Recorded Books, LLC Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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Noted historian William J. Cooper Jr. has forged a reputation as one of today’s foremost Civil War experts.

In We Have the War upon Us, Cooper takes a fresh look at the months between Lincoln’s election and the attack on Fort Sumter that sparked the war. For years, compromise had kept the North and South from conflict, but in these crucial months, the actions of major players on both sides pushed the country to the brink of destruction.

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    " A good book for people interested in the Civil War and why it started. "

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About the Author

William J. Cooper Jr is a Boyd Professor at Louisiana State University and a past president of the Southern Historical Association. He was born in Kingstree, South Carolina, and received his AB from Princeton and his PhD from Johns Hopkins University. He has been a member of the LSU faculty since 1968 and is the author of several books, including The Conservative Regime: South Carolina, 1877–1890; The South and the Politics of Slavery, 1828–1856; Jefferson Davis, American; and We Have the War upon Us: The Onset of the Civil War. He lives in Baton Rouge.