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Lincoln lessons : reflections on America's greatest leader

Author: Frank J Williams; William D Pederson
Publisher: Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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
Biography
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Lincoln lessons.
Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, ©2009
(DLC) 2008018043
(OCoLC)226308132
Named Person: Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Frank J Williams; William D Pederson
ISBN: 9781441623683 144162368X 9780809386703 0809386704 9780809386703
OCLC Number: 457232409
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 184 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Getting right with Mary Lincoln: or, how a first lady taught me to be a feminist / Jean H. Baker --
Lincoln on democracy / Mario M. Cuomo --
A view from the Lincoln museum / Joan Flinspach --
The evolution of a Lincoln editor / Sara Vaughn Gabbard --
Transforming foes to allies: the political alchemy of Lincoln / Doris Kearns Goodwin --
The Lincoln visual image: a personal journey of discovery / Harold V. Jaffa --
Lincoln through the eyes of a civil war and civil rights historian / John F. Marszalek --
Lincoln's legacy for our time / James M. McPherson --
Lincoln and African American memory / Edna Greene Medford --
Suspension of habeas corpus / Sandra Day O'Connor --
Lincoln and the meaning of equality: how I became a "lost cause" apostate / Mackubin Thomas Owens --
Crossing borders to an international Lincoln / William D. Pederson --
Tell me what you want to believe, and I'll tell you what you will believe / Edward Steers Jr. --
Sixteen feet tall: Abraham Lincoln and history / Craig L. Symonds --
Historian, editor, and the assassination legacy / Thomas Reed Turner --
The compleat Lincolnator: enthusiast, collector, and scholar / Frank J. Williams.
Responsibility: edited by Frank J. Williams and William D. Pederson.
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Offers personal reflections on Abraham Lincoln's life and legacy. This title collects glimpses into Lincoln's deeply ingrained sense of morality and intuitive understanding of humanity, his civil  Read more...

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Coeditors Williams (chief justice, Supreme Court of Rhode Island; Judging Lincoln) and Pederson (director, International Lincoln Ctr., Louisiana St. Univ., Shreveport; Grassroots Constitutionalism) Read more...

 
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