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The Lincoln enigma : the changing faces of an American icon

Author: G S Boritt
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In The Lincoln Enigma, Gabor Boritt invites renowned Lincoln scholars, and rising new voices, to take a look at much-debated aspects of Lincoln's life, including his possible gay relationships, his plan to send blacks back to Africa, and his controversial treatment of the Constitution." "This cast of historians - including two Pulitzer and three Lincoln Prize winners - questions our assumptions of Lincoln, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: G S Boritt
ISBN: 0195144589 9780195144581 0195156269 9780195156263
OCLC Number: 45308745
Description: xxvii, 324 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Did he dream of a lily-white America? The voyage to Linconia / Gabor Boritt --
Young man Lincoln / Douglas L. Wilson --
Mary and Abraham : a marriage / Jean H. Baker --
Military fantasies / Gerald J. Prokopowicz --
Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis as commanders in chief / David Herbert Donald --
Apple of gold in a picture of silver : the Constitution and liberty / Allen C. Guelzo --
Toward Appomattox, toward unconditional surrender? / William C. Harris --
The riddle of death / Robert V. Bruce --
Epilogue : Lincoln in "modern" art / Harold Holzer and Gabor Boritt.
Responsibility: edited by Gabor Boritt.
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"In The Lincoln Enigma, Gabor Boritt invites renowned Lincoln scholars, and rising new voices, to take a look at much-debated aspects of Lincoln's life, including his possible gay relationships, his plan to send blacks back to Africa, and his controversial treatment of the Constitution." "This cast of historians - including two Pulitzer and three Lincoln Prize winners - questions our assumptions of Lincoln, and provides a new vitality to our ongoing reflections on his life and legacy."--BOOK JACKET.

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