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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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