A Just and Generous Nation: Abraham Lincoln and the Fight for American Opportunity

A Just and Generous Nation: Abraham Lincoln and the Fight for American Opportunity

by Harold Holzer, Norton Garfinkle

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780465028306
Publisher: Basic Books
Publication date: 11/03/2015
Pages: 320
Sales rank: 1,278,194
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Harold Holzer is one of the country's foremost authorities on Lincoln. The author of several books, including Lincoln and the Power of the Press, Holzer lives in Rye, New York.

Norton Garfinkle is an economist and chair of the Future of American Democracy Foundation. He lives in New York City.

Table of Contents


PART ONE
1. Simple Annals of the Poor: Dreaming the American Dream
2. Right Makes Might: Lincoln the Candidate
3. Chain of Steel: Defender of the Union
4. Saving the Union: Lincoln the Leader
5. Wholly Evil or Wholly Good: Not Quite an Abolitionist
6. Forever Free: Lincoln the Emancipator
7. What We Say Here and What we Do Here: Lincoln the Warrior

PART TWO
8. Full Speed Ahead: Without Lincoln at the Helm
9. Positive Government: The Lincoln Legacy
10. For a Vast Future: Expanding Lincoln's American Dream
11. Government Is the Problem: Rejecting Lincoln's Legacy
12. The New Economic Debate: Clinton, Bush, and Obama

Epilogue: Government for the People: Lincoln's Unfinished Work

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