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Lincoln Lessons : Reflections on America's Greatest Leader.

Author: Frank J WilliamsWilliam D PedersonJean H BakerMario M CuomoJoan FlinspachAll authors
Publisher: Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, 2009.
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In Lincoln Lessons, seventeen of today' s most respected academics, historians, lawyers, and politicians provide candid reflections on the importance of Abraham Lincoln in their intellectual lives. Their essays, gathered by editors Frank J. Williams and William D. Pederson, shed new light on this political icon' s remarkable ability to lead and inspire two hundred years after his birth. Collected here are glimpses  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Williams, Frank J.
Lincoln Lessons : Reflections on America's Greatest Leader.
Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, ©2009
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Frank J Williams; William D Pederson; Jean H Baker; Mario M Cuomo; Joan Flinspach; Sara Vaughn Gabbard; Doris Kearns Goodwin; Harold Holzer; Harry V Jaffa; James M McPherson; Sandra Day O'Connor; John F Marszalek; Edna Greene Medford; Mackubin Thomas Owens; Edward Steers, Jr.; Thomas Reed Turner; Craig L Symonds
ISBN: 9780809386703 0809386704
OCLC Number: 856870343
Description: 1 online resource (194 pages)
Contents: Cover; Book Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Getting Right with Mary Lincoln; or, How a First Lady Taught Me to Be a Feminist; 2. Lincoln on Democracy; 3. A View from the Lincoln Museum; 4. The Evolution of a Lincoln Editor; 5. Transforming Foes to Allies: The Political Alchemy of Lincoln; 6. The Lincoln Visual Image: A Personal Journey of Discovery; 7. A Political Philosopher's Defense of Lincoln; 8. Lincoln through the Eyes of a Civil War and Civil Rights Historian; 9. Lincoln's Legacy for Our Time; 10. Lincoln and African American Memory. 11. Suspension of Habeas Corpus12. Lincoln and the Meaning of Equality: How I Became a "Lost Cause" Apostate; 13. Crossing Borders to an International Lincoln; 14. Tell Me What You Want to Believe, and I'll Tell You What You Will Believe; 15. Sixteen Feet Tall: Abraham Lincoln and History; 16. Historian, Editor, and the Assassination Legacy; 17. The Compleat Lincolnator: Enthusiast, Collector, and Scholar; Selected Bibliography of Works by Contributors; Contributors; Photo Credits; Index; Back Cover.

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In Lincoln Lessons, seventeen of today' s most respected academics, historians, lawyers, and politicians provide candid reflections on the importance of Abraham Lincoln in their intellectual lives. Their essays, gathered by editors Frank J. Williams and William D. Pederson, shed new light on this political icon' s remarkable ability to lead and inspire two hundred years after his birth. Collected here are glimpses into Lincoln' s unique ability to transform enemies into steadfast allies, his deeply ingrained sense of morality and intuitiv.

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