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Lincoln, the war president : the Gettysburg lectures

Author: Robert V Bruce; G S Boritt
Publisher: New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1994, ©1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of seven essays by eminent historians, including five Pulitzer prize-winners, offering a fresh look at how Lincoln confronted the central issues of the Civil War era, throwing sharp new  Read more...

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Named Person: Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert V Bruce; G S Boritt
ISBN: 0195089111 9780195089110 0195078918 9780195078916
OCLC Number: 30809064
Description: xxix, 242 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The shadow of a coming war / by Robert V. Bruce --
Lincoln and the strategy of unconditional surrender / by James M. McPherson --
The emancipation moment / by David Brion Davis --
One among many: The United States and national unification / by Carl N. Degler --
One alone? The United States and national self-determination / by Kenneth M. Stampp --
War and the constitution: Abraham Lincoln and Franklin D. Roosevelt / by Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. --
War opponent and war president / by Gabor S. Boritt.
Responsibility: edited by Gabor S. Boritt ; essays by Robert V. Bruce [and others].

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Seven sterling essays written by an impressive constellation of historians ... first-rate commentary. * Kirkus Review *

 
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