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Lincoln's Enduring Legacy : Perspectives from Great Thinkers, Great Leaders, and the American Experiment.

Author: Robert P Watson; William D Pederson; Frank J Williams
Publisher: Lexington Books 2011.
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Coming on the heels of the bicentennial of Abraham Lincoln's birth, Lincoln's Enduring Legacy offers highly readable and accessible perspectives on Lincoln at 200 in terms of his impact on great leaders and thinkers and his place in American history. Thebook explores how Lincoln's words and deeds have influenced the pursuit of justice and freedom and the practice of democracy in the century and a half since he  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic resource
Electronic books
Biography
History
Named Person: Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert P Watson; William D Pederson; Frank J Williams
OCLC Number: 743203120
Description: 1 online resource (273)
Contents: 1 Preface 2 Introduction Chapter 3 Chapter 1. Lincoln, Leadership, and Legacy Part 4 Lincoln's Legacy with Great Thinkers and Leaders 5 Overview Chapter 6 Chapter 2. Tolstoy on Lincoln Chapter 7 Chapter 3. Mill and Lincoln on Liberty Chapter 8 Chapter 4. Theodore Roosevelt and the Heirs of Lincoln Chapter 9 Chapter 5. Woodrow Wilson and Lincoln's Bridge to the World Chapter 10 Chapter 6. Lincoln's Impact on Martin Luther King, Jr. Chapter 11 Chapter 7. Lincoln and the Idea of a Democratic Peace Part 12 Lincoln's Legacy and American Memory 13 Overview Chapter 14 Chapter 8. African-American Memory and the Great Emancipator Chapter 15 Chapter 9. Lincoln, the Roosevelts, and Herbert Croly's America Chapter 16 Chapter 10. Lincoln's Relationship with Gentility in America Chapter 17 Chapter 11. Lincoln's Use of Religion and Morality Chapter 18 Chapter 12. Shaping American Foreign Policy: Comparing Lincoln/Seward and Nixon/Kissinger Chapter 19 Chapter 13. Lincoln as Father: Dealing with Tragedy in the White House 20 Epilogue Chapter 21 Chapter 14. Reflections on Lincoln's Enduring Legacy

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