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Our Lincoln : new perspectives on Lincoln and his world

Author: Eric Foner
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Co., ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A volume of original essays on the sixteenth president includes James M. McPherson's evaluation of his politics and wartime strategies, Sean Wilentz's perspectives on Lincoln's party politics, and Eric Foner's assessment of his views on slavery and race.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Eric Foner
ISBN: 9780393067569 0393067564
OCLC Number: 225534794
Description: 336 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: A. Lincoln, commander in chief / James M. McPherson --
The Constitution and civil liberties under Lincoln / Mark E. Neely, Jr. --
Abraham Lincoln and Jacksonian democracy / Sean Wilentz --
Visualizing Lincoln: Abraham Lincoln as student, subject, and patron of the visual arts / Harold Holzer --
Natural rights, citizenship rights, states' rights, and Black rights: another look at Lincoln and race / James Oakes --
Lincoln and colonization / Eric Foner --
Allies for emancipation?: Lincoln and Black abolitionists / Manisha Sinha --
Lincoln's sacramental language / Andrew Delbanco --
Lincoln's religion / Richard Carwardine --
Abraham Lincoln: the family that made him, the family he made / Catherine Clinton --
The theft of Lincoln in scholarship, politics, a public memory / David W. Blight.
Responsibility: edited by Eric Foner.
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Focuses on Abraham Lincoln's leadership as president and commander in chief. This title examines Lincoln's deft navigation of the cross-currents of politics and wartime strategy. It assesses  Read more...

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