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Seward : Lincoln's indispensable man

Author: Walter Stahr
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st Simon & Schuster hardcover edView all editions and formats
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From one of our most acclaimed new biographers--the first full life of the leader of Lincoln's "Team of Rivals"--William Henry Seward, one of the most important Americans of the nineteenth century.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: William Henry Seward; William Henry Seward
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Walter Stahr
ISBN: 9781439121160 1439121168 9781439121184 1439121184 9781439127940 1439127948
OCLC Number: 768171263
Description: viii, 703 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: "Elements of a statesman," 1801-1830 --
"Who is William H. Seward?," 1831-1838 --
"A higher standard of social perfection," 1839-1842 --
"You and I can and must do it," 1843-1849 --
"A higher law than the Constitution," 1849-1854 --
"Foremost statesman of the whole north," 1854-1856 --
"An irrepressible conflict," 1857-1859 --
"Lincoln nominated third ballot," 1860 --
"Save the Union in my own way," November 1860-March 1861 --
"I must do it," March-April 1861 --
"Through the fires of Tophet," 1861 --
"Remove him!," 1862 --
"Ask not whether the enemy is near," 1863 --
"Firm and hopeful," 1864 --
"I am not dead," 1865 --
"Political apostasy," 1866 --
"Let us make the treaty tonight," 1867 --
"I'll see you damned first," 1868-1869 --
"Nothing remained... but to keep in motion," 1869-1872.
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From one of our most acclaimed new biographers--the first full life of the leader of Lincoln's "Team of Rivals"--William Henry Seward, one of the most important Americans of the nineteenth century.
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