Lincoln

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Despite his rough-hewn image and lack of formal schooling, Abraham Lincoln had boundless philosophical curiosity and years of disciplined self-teaching. Respected Lincoln authority Allen C. Guelzo offers a penetrating look into the mind of one of our greatest presidents, delving deeply into the problems that confronted Lincoln and liberal democracy-including equality, secession, the rule of law, slavery, and reconciliation.
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Overview

Despite his rough-hewn image and lack of formal schooling, Abraham Lincoln had boundless philosophical curiosity and years of disciplined self-teaching. Respected Lincoln authority Allen C. Guelzo offers a penetrating look into the mind of one of our greatest presidents, delving deeply into the problems that confronted Lincoln and liberal democracy-including equality, secession, the rule of law, slavery, and reconciliation.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781402779022
  • Publisher: Sterling
  • Publication date: 5/3/2011
  • Series: A Brief Insight Series
  • Pages: 200
  • Sales rank: 1,395,719
  • Product dimensions: 5.30 (w) x 7.10 (h) x 0.80 (d)

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Allen C. Guelzo is Henry R. Luce Professor of the Civil War Era and Director of Civil War Era Studies at Gettysburg College. He is the author of Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation: The End of Slavery in America and Abraham Lincoln: Redeemer President, both winners of the highly prestigious Lincoln Prize.

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Introduction 1

1 Equality 9

2 Advancement 24

3 Law 38

4 Liberty 56

5 Debate 72

6 Emancipation 90

7 Reunion 108

Epilogue 124

References 129

Further reading 135

Index 143

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  • Posted May 5, 2011

    recommend

    It needed more on the war years. If the subject was available. He was a close person I am told.

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