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Wilentz, Sean

The Best American History Essays on Lincoln

Wilentz, Sean - The Best American History Essays on Lincoln, ebook

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Table of contents

I. General Appraisals

1. Abraham Lincoln and the Self-Made Myth
Richard Hofstadter

2. Abraham Lincoln
Edmund Wilson

3. Naturally Anti-Slavery: Lincoln, Race, and the Complexity of American Liberty
James Oliver Horton

II. The Private Lincoln

4. A Strange, Friendless, Uneducated, Penniless Boy
David Herbert Donald

5. Mary and Abraham: A Marriage
Jean H. Baker

III. Lincoln the Politician

6. The Master Politician
Richard N. Current

7. The Origins and Purpose of Lincoln’s “House-Divided” Speech
Don E. Fehrenbacher

8. Why the Republicans Rejected Both Compromise and Secession
David M. Potter

IV. Lincoln, the Presidency, and the Civil War

9. The Emancipation Proclamation: The Decision and the Writing
John Hope Franklin

10. Lincoln and the Strategy of Unconditional Surrender
James M. McPherson

11. Lincoln and the Constitution
Mark E. Neely

Keywords: History, History of the Americas, US History, Modern History

Editor
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2009
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
269 pages
Category
History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230615564
Printed ISBN
978-0-230-60914-3

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