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Abraham Lincoln and Robert Burns : connected lives and legends

Autore: Ferenc Morton Szasz
Editore: Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, ©2008.
Edizione/Formato:   Libro : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishVedi tutte le edizioni e i formati
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"Today the images of Robert Burns and Abraham Lincoln are recognized worldwide, yet few are aware of the connection between the two men. In Abraham Lincoln and Robert Burns: Connected Lives and Legends, author Ferenc Morton Szasz reveals how famed Scots poet Robert Burns - and Scotland in general - influenced the life and thought of one of the most beloved and important U.S. presidents and how the legends of the two  Per saperne di più…
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Genere/forma: Biography
Persona incaricata: Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln; Robert Burns; Robert Burns; Robert Burns; Abraham Lincoln; Robert Burns; Robert Burns; Abraham Lincoln
Tipo materiale: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Risorsa internet
Tipo documento: Book, Internet Resource
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: Ferenc Morton Szasz
ISBN: 9780809328550 0809328550
Numero OCLC: 191882113
Descrizione: xii, 242 p., [10] p. of plates : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contenuti: Robert Burns : a brief biography --
Burns' poetry comes to America --
The Lincoln-Burns connection --
Scottish émigrés and Scottish ideas in Lincoln's world --
Burns and Lincoln in historical memory --
Epilogue : the dilemmas of democratic fame --
Appendix A : selected Burns verses --
Appendix B : selected Lincoln documents.
Responsabilità: Ferenc Morton Szasz.
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Examines the Lincoln-Burns connection. This book reveals how famed Scots poet Robert Burns - and Scotland in general - influenced the life and thought of one of the most beloved and important US  Per saperne di più…

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""Abraham Lincoln and Robert Burns "is comparative history at its best."--Frank J. Williams, Chief Justice of the Rhode Island Supreme Court, author of "Judging Lincoln"

 
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