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Giants : the parallel lives of Frederick Douglass & Abraham Lincoln

Autore: John Stauffer
Editore: New York : Twelve, 2008.
Edizione/Formato:   Libro : Biography : English : 1st edVedi tutte le edizioni e i formati
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Frederick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln were the preeminent self-made men of their time. In this dual biography, John Stauffer describes the transformations in the lives of these two giants during a major shift in cultural history, when men rejected the status quo and embraced new ideals of personal liberty. As Douglass and Lincoln reinvented themselves and ultimately became friends, they transformed America. At a  Per saperne di più…
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Genere/forma: Biography
Informazioni aggiuntive sul formato: Online version:
Stauffer, John, 1965-
Giants.
New York : Twelve, 2008
(OCoLC)653438755
Persona incaricata: Frederick Douglass; Abraham Lincoln; Frederick Douglass; Abraham Lincoln; Frederick Douglass; Abraham Lincoln
Tipo materiale: Biography, Risorsa internet
Tipo documento: Book, Internet Resource
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: John Stauffer
ISBN: 9780446580090 9780446541220 0446580090 0446541222 9780446698986 0446698989
Numero OCLC: 213599181
Descrizione: xiv, 432 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contenuti: Meeting the president (August 10, 1863) --
Privileged slave and poor white trash --
Fugitive orator and frontier politician --
Radical abolitionist and Republican --
Abolitionist warrior and war president --
Friends.
Responsabilità: John Stauffer.
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A dual biography of two of the greatest self-made men of the 19th century, Frederick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln  Per saperne di più…

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"John Stauffer's collective biography of Frederick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln stands apart from other biographies by focusing on how each man continually remade himself, with help from women, Per saperne di più…

 
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