Review of Lacy K. Ford, Deliver Us from Evil: The Slavery Question in the Old South

Lacy K. Ford's Deliver Us from Evil: The Slavery Question in the Old South (Oxford Univ. Press, 2009) is a magnificent survey of the Jacksonian South's struggle to reconcile itself with slavery. Actually, according to Ford, it was the Jacksonian Souths' (Upper and Lower) struggle to reconcile themselves to slavery, as circumstances in the Early …

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