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Herndon's Lincoln

Autore: William Henry HerndonJesse William WeikDouglas L WilsonRodney O DavisKnox College (Galesburg, Ill.). Lincoln Studies Center.Tutti gli autori
Editore: [Galesburg, Ill.?] : Knox College Lincoln Studies Center ; Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©2006.
Serie: Knox College Lincoln Studies Center series.
Edizione/Formato:   book_printbook : Biography : EnglishVedi tutte le edizioni e i formati
Banca dati:WorldCat
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"William H. Herndon aspired to write a faithful portrait of his friend and law partner, Abraham Lincoln, based on his own observations and on hundreds of letters and interviews he had compiled for the purpose. Even more important, he was determined to present Lincoln as a man, rather than a saint, and to reveal things that the prevailing Victorian conventions said should be left out of the biography of a great
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Genere/forma: Biography
Persona incaricata: Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln
Tipo materiale: Biography, Risorsa internet
Tipo documento: Book, Internet Resource
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: William Henry Herndon; Jesse William Weik; Douglas L Wilson; Rodney O Davis; Knox College (Galesburg, Ill.). Lincoln Studies Center.; Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission.
ISBN: 0252030729 9780252030727
Numero OCLC: 64510508
Note: "Published in association with the Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission."
Descrizione: xxxviii, 481 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contenuti: Summary of Chapter Contents 7 --
Chapters Added in the 1892 Edition 379 --
Editors' Annotations 413 --
Corrigenda 459.
Titolo della serie: Knox College Lincoln Studies Center series.
Altri titoli: Lincoln
Responsabilità: William H. Herndon and Jesse W. Weik ; edited by Douglas L. Wilson and Rodney O. Davis.
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