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The mind and art of Abraham Lincoln, philosopher statesman : texts and interpretations of twenty great speeches

Author: Abraham Lincoln; David Lowenthal
Publisher: Lanham : Lexington Books, 2012.
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The Mind and Art of Abraham Lincoln, Philosopher Statesman provides the original texts for 20 of Lincoln's speeches alongside a critical analysis of each speech. Arranged in chronological order, these speeches range from Lincoln's Perpetuation or Lyceum address in 1838 to his last speech just after Lee's surrender. The careful and detailed analysis reveals a much more systematic and radical thinker than hitherto  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Lowenthal, David.
Mind and Art of Abraham Lincoln, Philosopher Statesman : Texts and Interpretations of Twenty Great Speeches.
Lanham : Lexington Books, ©2012
Named Person: Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Abraham Lincoln; David Lowenthal
ISBN: 9780739171271 0739171275
OCLC Number: 861080997
Description: 1 online resource (293 pages)
Contents: THE MIND AND ART OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN, PHILOSOPHER STATESMAN; Contents; Preface; I. Early Speeches; 1. The Perpetuation Address, January 27, 1838; Text; Interpretation; 2. The Temperance Address, February 22, 1842; Text; Interpretation; 3. The Handbill on Infidelity, August 11, 1846; Text; Interpretation; 4. The War with Mexico, January 12, 1848; Text; Interpretation; 5. The Eulogy on Henry Clay, July 6, 1852; Text; Interpretation; II. Pre-Civil War Speeches; 6. The Repeal of the Missouri Compromise; Text; Interpretation; 7. The Dred Scott; Text; Interpretation. 8. The House Divided Speech, June 16, 1858Text; Interpretation; 9. The First Lincoln-Douglas Debate, August 21, 1858; Text; Interpretation; 10. Second Lecture on Discoveries and Inventions, February 11, 1859; Text; Interpretation; 11. The Address on Agriculture, September 30, 1859; Text; Interpretation; 12. The Cooper Union Address, February 27, 1860; Text; Interpretation; III. Civil War Speeches; 13. The First Inaugural Address, March 4, 1861; Text; Interpretation; 14. Letter to Horace Greeley, August 22, 1862; Text; Interpretation; 15. The Emancipation Proclamation, January 1, 1863; Text. Interpretation16. Letter to Erastus Corning, June 12, 1863; Text; Intepretation; 17. Letter to James C. Conkling, August 26, 1863; Text; Interpretation; 18. The Gettysburg Address, November 19, 1863; Text; Interpretation; 19. The Second Inaugural, March 4, 1865; Text; Interpretation; 20. The Last Public Address, April 11, 1865; Text; Interpretation; Index; About the Author.
Other Titles: Speeches.
Responsibility: David Lowenthal.

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The Mind and Art of Abraham Lincoln, Philosopher Statesman provides the original texts for 20 of Lincoln's speeches alongside a critical analysis of each speech. Arranged in chronological order, these speeches range from Lincoln's Perpetuation or Lyceum address in 1838 to his last speech just after Lee's surrender. The careful and detailed analysis reveals a much more systematic and radical thinker than hitherto suspected.

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