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Abraham Lincoln

Auteur: George S McGovern
Uitgever: New York : Times Books/Henry Holt and Co., 2009.
Serie: American presidents series (Times Books (Firm))
Editie/Formaat:   Gedrukt boek : Biografie : Engels : 1st edAlle edities en materiaalsoorten bekijken.
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From the Publisher: America's greatest president, who rose to power in the country's greatest hour of need and whose vision saw the United States through the Civil War. Abraham Lincoln towers above the others who have held the office of president-the icon of greatness, the pillar of strength whose words bound up the nation's wounds. His presidency is the hinge on which American history pivots, the time when the  Meer lezen...
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Genre/Vorm: Biography
Genoemd persoon: Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln
Genre: Biografie, Internetbron
Soort document Boek, Internetbron
Alle auteurs / medewerkers: George S McGovern
ISBN: 9780805083453 0805083456
OCLC-nummer: 229028942
Beschrijving: 184 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Inhoud: Editor's note --
Prologue: The greatness of Lincoln --
1: Humble beginnings --
2: Making of a statesman --
3: Lincoln and the union --
4: Lincoln and the emancipation --
5: Lincoln and total war --
6: Politics in wartime --
7: Rising above the fray: second term --
8: Victory and death --
Epilogue: The nation Lincoln made --
Notes --
Milestones --
Selected bibliography --
Acknowledgments --
Index.
Serietitel: American presidents series (Times Books (Firm))
Verantwoordelijkheid: George McGovern.
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