Lincoln before Washington: New Perspectives on the Illinois Years

Lincoln before Washington: New Perspectives on the Illinois Years

by Douglas L. Wilson
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0252066278

ISBN-13: 9780252066276

Pub. Date: 03/28/1998

Publisher: University of Illinois Press

The provocative selections in this book address topics as disparate as William H. Herndon and his informants, Lincoln's favorite poem, his mysterious broken engagement, the text of his debates with Stephen A. Douglas, and a previously unknown assault on Peter Cartwright. They also provide a fresh look at some of the affinities between Lincoln and Thomas Jefferson.

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The provocative selections in this book address topics as disparate as William H. Herndon and his informants, Lincoln's favorite poem, his mysterious broken engagement, the text of his debates with Stephen A. Douglas, and a previously unknown assault on Peter Cartwright. They also provide a fresh look at some of the affinities between Lincoln and Thomas Jefferson.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780252066276
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
Publication date:
03/28/1998
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
208
Sales rank:
1,255,999
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

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