The radical and the Republican : Frederick Douglass, Abraham Lincoln, and the triumph of antislavery politics (eBook, 2007) [WorldCat.org]
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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:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : First editionView 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: Biographies
Case studies
History
Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Oakes, James.
Radical and the Republican.
(DLC) 2006032215
(OCoLC)72871178
Named Person: Frederick Douglass; Abraham Lincoln; Frederick Douglass; Abraham Lincoln; Frederick Douglass; Abraham Lincoln
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James Oakes
ISBN: 9780393078725 0393078728
OCLC Number: 915978604
Awards: Winner of Lincoln Prize 2008
Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 328 pages)
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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"A great American tale told with a deft historical eye, painstaking analysis, and a supple clarity of writing."-Jean Baker  Read more...

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