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Author Pfau, Michael William, 1971-

Title The political style of conspiracy : Chase, Sumner, and Lincoln / Michael William Pfau
Published East Lansing : Michigan State University Press, [2005]
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Description 1 online resource (vii, 248 pages)
Series Rhetoric and public affairs series
Rhetoric and public affairs series.
Contents Problems of interpretation : approaching conspiracy in text and discourse -- The slave power according to Salmon P. Chase : entering the mainstream of partisan rhetoric, 1845-1854 -- Charles Sumner's "crime against Kansas" : conspiracy rhetoric in the oratorical mold -- Lincoln, conspiracy rhetoric, and the "house divided" : assessing the judgment of history -- Lessons of the slave power conspiracy : conspiracy rhetoric at the center and fringe
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 231-243) and index
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Subject Chase, Salmon P. (Salmon Portland), 1808-1873 -- Language.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Language.
Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874 -- Language.
Conspiracies -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
English language -- Discourse analysis.
Political culture -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Rhetoric -- Political aspects -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Slavery -- Political aspects -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1815-1861.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1609170865 (electronic bk.)
9781609170868 (electronic bk.)
(casebound ; alk. paper)
(casebound ; alk. paper)