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The long pursuit : Abraham Lincoln's thirty-year struggle with Stephen Douglas for the heart and soul of America

Author: Roy Morris, Jr.
Publisher: [Washington, D.C.] : Smithsonian Books ; New York : Collins, [2008] ©2008
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Documents the long-term political rivalry between Abraham Lincoln and Stephen Douglas from a human standpoint, offering insight into how their personal animosity toward one another impacted such historical events as the Civil War.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln; Stephen A Douglas; Stephen A Douglas; Abraham Lincoln
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Roy Morris, Jr.
ISBN: 9780060852092 0060852097
OCLC Number: 154308779
Description: xiv, 254 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The paradise of the world --
Whigs and polkats --
A hell of a storm --
Defiant recreancy --
Thunder tones --
Gentlemen of the South, you mistake us --
The rush of a great wind --
The prairies are on fire --
We must not be enemies.
Other Titles: Abraham Lincoln's thirty-year struggle with Stephen Douglas for the heart and soul of America
Responsibility: Roy Morris, Jr.
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Documents the long-term political rivalry between Abraham Lincoln and Stephen Douglas from a human standpoint, offering insight into how their personal animosity toward one another impacted such historical events as the Civil War.

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