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Sovereignty and an Empty Purse: Banks and Politics in the Civil War (Princeton Legacy Library)
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Edition: First Edition
Publication Date: 1970-10-21
Number of pages: 414
A sequel to his Pulitzer Prize-winning Banks and Politics in America from the Revolution to the Civil War, this book by Bray Hammond focuses on how Washington struggled financially to settle the Civil War and how its measures spurred the growth of federal government.
Originally published in 1970.
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