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Lincoln revisited : new insights from the Lincoln Forum

Author: John Y Simon; Harold Holzer; Dawn Vogel; Lincoln Forum.
Publisher: New York : Fordham University Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A collection of eighteen essays that examines the life and legacy of President Abraham Lincoln, covering such topics as his domestic and foreign policy, religion, slavery and emancipation, and his assassination.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lincoln revisited.
New York : Fordham University Press, 2007
(OCoLC)608484157
Named Person: Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Y Simon; Harold Holzer; Dawn Vogel; Lincoln Forum.
ISBN: 9780823227365 0823227367
OCLC Number: 105469604
Notes: Essays originally delivered as Lincoln Forum lectures between 2003 and 2005.
Description: xiii, 369 p. : ill., ports. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Lincoln's political faith in the Peoria address / Joseph R. Fornieri --
Lincoln's political religion and religious politics / Lucas E. Morel --
Lincoln, Douglas, and popular sovereignty : the Mormon dimension / John Y. Simon --
The campaign of 1860 : Cooper Union, Mathew Brady, and the campaign of words and images / Harold Holzer --
"I see the president" : Abraham Lincoln and the Soldiers' Home / Matthew Pinsker --
Varieties of religious experience : Abraham and Mary Lincoln / Jean Baker --
The poet and the president : Abraham Lincoln and Walt Whitman / Daniel Mark Epstein --
1862--a year of decision for President Lincoln and General Halleck / John F. Marszalek --
"I felt it to be my duty to refuse" : the president and the slave trader / William Lee Miller --
Abraham Lincoln and Ulysses S. Grant / Jean Edward Smith --
Motivating men : Lincoln, Grant, MacArthur, and Kennedy / Geoffrey Perret --
Lincoln and his admirals / Craig L. Symonds --
After emancipation : Abraham Lincoln's black dream / Michael Vorenberg --
The second inaugural address : the spoken words / Ronald C. White, Jr. --
Abraham Lincoln and civil liberties : then and now / Frank J. Williams --
After Lincoln's reelection : foreign complications / William C. Harris --
Henry Adams on Lincoln / Garry Wills --
Lincoln's assassination and John Wilkes Booth's Confederate connection / Edward Steers, Jr.
Other Titles: Lincoln Forum
Responsibility: edited by John Y. Simon, Harold Holzer, and Dawn Vogel.
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"A stellar list of contributors who offer their take on various aspects of Abraham Lincon's life and presidency." - Hans L. Trefousse, Brooklyn College and City University of New York"

 
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