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Abraham Lincoln: Speeches and Writings 1832-1858: Bicentennial Jacket
     

Abraham Lincoln: Speeches and Writings 1832-1858: Bicentennial Jacket

by Don E. Fehrenbacher (Editor)
 
With over 100,000 copies in print, here, with a new jacket for Lincoln's bicentennial, is the first volume in The Library of America's acclaimed, comprehensive edition of Lincoln's writings, featuring 240 speeches, letters, and drafts charting his rise from rural law practice to national prominence. It includes the full texts of the famous Lincoln-Douglas debates and

Overview

With over 100,000 copies in print, here, with a new jacket for Lincoln's bicentennial, is the first volume in The Library of America's acclaimed, comprehensive edition of Lincoln's writings, featuring 240 speeches, letters, and drafts charting his rise from rural law practice to national prominence. It includes the full texts of the famous Lincoln-Douglas debates and the House Divided speech, as well as a detailed chronology of Lincoln's life and helpful explanatory notes prepared by the late Lincoln scholar Don E. Fehrenbacher.
??The companion volume, also available in a bicentennial edition, is Abraham Lincoln: Speeches and Writings 1859-1865.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781598530377
Publisher:
Library of America
Publication date:
01/08/2009
Pages:
898
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.90(h) x 1.70(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Don E. Fehrenbacher (1920-1997), whom the historian George Fredrickson called “the foremost Lincoln scholar of his generation,” was professor of history at Stanford University and the author of several books, including Prelude to Greatness: Lincoln in the 1850's, the Pulitzer Prize-winning The Dred Scott Case: Its Significance in American Law and Politics, and Lincoln in Text and Context. Shortly before his death, he was awarded the 1997 Lincoln Prize, the nation's highest annual award for Civil War studies.

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