Last Best Hope Of Earth

Last Best Hope Of Earth

by Mark Jr. Neely
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0674511263

ISBN-13: 9780674511262

Pub. Date: 01/01/1993

Publisher: Harvard University Press


Mark E. Neely, Jr., gives us the first compact biography of Abraham Lincoln based on new scholarship. Neely, a Pulitzer prize-winning historian, vividly recaptures the central place of politics in Lincoln's life. Richly illustrated, nuanced and accessible, written with attention to the age in which Lincoln lived, yet ever alert to universal moral questions, this

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Mark E. Neely, Jr., gives us the first compact biography of Abraham Lincoln based on new scholarship. Neely, a Pulitzer prize-winning historian, vividly recaptures the central place of politics in Lincoln's life. Richly illustrated, nuanced and accessible, written with attention to the age in which Lincoln lived, yet ever alert to universal moral questions, this book provides a portrait of Lincoln as an extraordinary man in his own time and ours.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674511262
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Publication date:
01/01/1993
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
324
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.68(d)

Table of Contents

1. Peculiar Ambition

2. Republican Robe

3. Commander in Chief

4. Emancipation

5. A Free People Conduct a Long War

6. Politics as Usual

7. Fate

Notes

Index

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