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Lincoln's defense of politics : the public man and his opponents in the crisis over slavery

Author: Thomas E Schneider
Publisher: Columbia : University of Missouri Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Examines six of Lincoln's key opponents (states' rights constitutionalists Alexander H. Stephens, John C. Calhoun, and George Fitzhugh; and abolitionists Henry David Thoreau, William Lloyd Garrison, and Frederick Douglass) to illustrate the broad significance of the slavery question and to highlight the importance of political considerations in public decision making"--Provided by publisher.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Electronic book
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Schneider, Thomas E., 1963-
Lincoln's defense of politics.
Columbia : University of Missouri Press, ©2006
(DLC) 2005026927
Named Person: Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas E Schneider
ISBN: 0826265065 9780826265067
OCLC Number: 70789610
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 224 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: A divided Lincoln? --
Stephen A. Douglas : the missing constitutional basis --
Alexander H. Stephens : slavery, secession, and the higher law --
John C. Calhoun : the politics of interest --
George Fitzhugh : the turn to history --
The attack on Locke --
Henry David Thoreau : the question of political engagement --
William Lloyd Garrison : from disunionist to Lincoln emancipationist --
Frederick Douglass : antislavery constitutionalism and the problem of consent --
Freedom, political and economic --
Between legalism and the higher law --
Lincoln's defense of politics.
Responsibility: Thomas E. Schneider.
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Addresses a question of perennial interest and significance: what is the nature and value of politics? The book examines six key figures from among the states' rights constitutionalists (Alexander H  Read more...


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