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Abraham Lincoln : great American historians on our sixteenth president

Author: Brian Lamb; Susan Swain
Publisher: New York : PublicAffairs, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Examines Lincoln's life through essays compiled from original C-Span interviews, with contributions by Doris Kearns Goodwin, James McPherson, Richard Shenkman, Shelby Foote, and other historians.
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Genre/Form: Miscellanea
Biography
Named Person: Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Lamb; Susan Swain
ISBN: 9781586486761 1586486764
OCLC Number: 213448096
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxiii, 371 p. : col. ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
A note to readers on style --
The life of Abraham Lincoln --
Maps: Where Lincoln lived --
Sites of the Lincoln-Douglas debates of 1858 --
Route of Lincoln's train to Washington in 1861 --
Route of Lincoln's funeral train to Springfield --
pt. 1. Log cabin to White House. Early years / Mark Neely, Jr. ; Origins and influences / Allen C. Guelzo ; Family relationships / John Y. Simon ; Herndon's Lincoln / Douglas L. Wilson ; Lincoln and Clay / Robert Remini ; Those around him / David Herbert Donald ; The Springfield Junto / Adam Bellow ; Challenging the incumbent / John Splaine ; The debates / Harold Holzer ; Politics and mortality / Richard Current ; The Jonesboro debate / John Y. Simon.
Responsibility: Brian Lamb and Susan Swain, editors.
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Published in conjunction with C-SPANs year-long celebration of the Lincoln bicentennial, Lincoln 200 Years: An enlightening, wide-ranging anthology of essays on Lincoln by top historians  Read more...

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"Kirkus," October 1, 2008"As the 200th anniversary of Lincoln's birth approaches, this collection serves as a useful introduction to the startling depth of the Lincoln discussion among scholars Read more...

 
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