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Lincoln's American dream : clashing political perspectives

Author: Kenneth L Deutsch; Joseph R Fornieri; Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University. Libraries)
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Potomac Books, [2005] ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st editionView all editions and formats
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"Despite the voluminous literature on Abraham Lincoln, no other book in the field of political science is comparable to Lincoln's American Dream. This unique collection of provocative essays by leading scholars addresses comprehensively the overarching themes of Lincoln's political thought, leadership, and legacy. Each chapter is devoted to one of these major themes about Lincoln." "Lincoln's American Dream will be  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lincoln's American dream.
Washington, D.C. : Potomac Books, ©2005
(OCoLC)607590499
Named Person: Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth L Deutsch; Joseph R Fornieri; Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University. Libraries)
ISBN: 157488588X 9781574885880 1574885898 9781574885897
OCLC Number: 57549728
Description: x, 500 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Lincoln, the declaration, and equality --
Lincoln and political ambition --
Lincoln, race & slavery --
Lincoln's democratic political leadership: utopian, pragmatic, or prudent? --
Lincoln and executive power --
Lincoln's religion and politics --
Lincoln, the union, and the role of the state --
Lincoln for our time.
Responsibility: edited by Kenneth L. Deutsch and Joseph R. Fornieri.
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Despite the voluminous literature on the central figure in American history, no other book in the field of political science compares to Lincoln's American Dream. It addresses comprehensively the  Read more...

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