Lincoln, Douglas, and Slavery: In the Crucible of Public Debate / Edition 2 by David Zarefsky | 9780226978765 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Lincoln, Douglas, and Slavery: In the Crucible of Public Debate / Edition 2

Lincoln, Douglas, and Slavery: In the Crucible of Public Debate / Edition 2

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by David Zarefsky
     
 

ISBN-10: 0226978761

ISBN-13: 9780226978765

Pub. Date: 06/28/1993

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

'This book is at once an original look at the Lincoln-Douglas debates and a multi-faceted, deeply layered, and nuanced study of how to analyze public rhetorical action historically. It deepens and alters our view of the debates as historical events, it goes beyond existing treatments of the debates as oratorical performances, and it broadens our sense of the ideas

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'This book is at once an original look at the Lincoln-Douglas debates and a multi-faceted, deeply layered, and nuanced study of how to analyze public rhetorical action historically. It deepens and alters our view of the debates as historical events, it goes beyond existing treatments of the debates as oratorical performances, and it broadens our sense of the ideas contained and argued over in them.' --Donald M. Scott, Eugene Lang College, New School for Social Research

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780226978765
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Publication date:
06/28/1993
Edition description:
1
Pages:
324
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents


Preface
1. The Issues and the Men
2. The Senatorial Campaign
3. The Conspiracy Argument
4. The Legal Argument
5. The Historical Argument
6. The Moral Argument
7. The Aftermath of the Debates
8. The Debates and Public Argument
Notes
Bibliography
Index

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