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Lincoln reconsidered : essays on the Civil War era

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3rd ed., rev. and updated, Vintage Books ed.

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  • ISBN: 0375725326
  • Physical Description: xiv, 210 p. ; 21 cm.
  • Edition: 3rd ed., rev. and updated, Vintage Books ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 2001.

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General Note:
Bibliographical essay: p. 181-193.
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Getting right with Lincoln -- The folklore Lincoln -- Toward a reconsideration of abolitionists -- An excess of democracy: the American Civil War and the social process -- Education defective: Lincoln's preparation for greatness -- Herndon and Mary Lincoln -- Refighting the Civil War -- The Radicals and Lincoln -- Abraham Lincoln and the American pragmatic tradition -- A Whig in the White House -- Reverence for the laws: Abraham Lincoln and the Founding Fathers -- A. Lincoln, politician.
Subject: Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
United States > Politics and government > 1861-1865.


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