Lincoln and Davis: Imagining America, 1809-1865 / Edition 1

Lincoln and Davis: Imagining America, 1809-1865 / Edition 1

by Brian R. Dirck
     
 

The first comprehensive comparison of the two Civil War presidents, this book provides an intellectual portrait of Lincoln and Davis, analyzing their everyday lives to show how their perceptions of community shaped their philosophies and actions.See more details below

Overview

The first comprehensive comparison of the two Civil War presidents, this book provides an intellectual portrait of Lincoln and Davis, analyzing their everyday lives to show how their perceptions of community shaped their philosophies and actions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780700611379
Publisher:
University Press of Kansas
Publication date:
01/01/2001
Series:
American Political Thought Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
340
Product dimensions:
9.20(w) x 6.10(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

Introduction

Prologue

Part One: Early Imaginations

1. Fathers

2. Friends

3. Jobs

4. Homes

5. Speeches

Part Two: Sectional Imaginations

6. Patriots

7. Declarations

8. Parties

9. Insurgents

Part Three: Wartime Imaginations

10. Presidents

11. Faiths

12. Wars

13. Others

Conclusion

Notes

Bibliography

Index

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