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The radical and the Republican : Frederick Douglass, Abraham Lincoln, and the triumph of antislavery politics

Author: James Oakes
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Co., ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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This is a book about two towering figures in our nation's history. It is a moving story about an improbable friendship, and an important story about an equally improbable alliance. [In the book, the author] has written a ... narrative history. He brings these two iconic figures to life and sheds new light on the central issues of slavery, race, and equality in Civil War America.-Dust jacket.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Case studies
History
Named Person: Frederick Douglass; Abraham Lincoln; Frederick Douglass; Abraham Lincoln; Frederick Douglass; Abraham Lincoln
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James Oakes
ISBN: 9780393330656 0393330656 9780393061949 0393061949
OCLC Number: 72871178
Description: xxii, 328 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: "I won't stop until I reach the United States Senate" --
"I have always hated slavery" --
"I cannot support Lincoln" --
"This thunderbolt will keep" --
"We must free the slaves or be ourselves subdued" --
"My friend, Frederick Douglass" --
"Had Lincoln lived--"
Responsibility: James Oakes.
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President Lincoln's and Frederick Douglass' lives traced different paths but met in the bloody landscape of secession, Civil War and emancipation. This book brings these figures to life, shedding  Read more...

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