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Lincoln for the ages.

Ralph Geoffrey Newman

Lincoln for the ages.

by Ralph Geoffrey Newman

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Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Sermons

  • Edition Notes

    StatementForeword by David C. Mearns.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE457.8 .N46
    The Physical Object
    Pagination519 p.
    Number of Pages519
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5800319M
    LC Control Number60013550
    OCLC/WorldCa373116

    Get this from a library! The age of Lincoln. [Orville Vernon Burton] -- "In a remarkable reappraisal of Lincoln, distinguished historian Burton shows how the Kentucky-born president's Southernness empowered him to conduct a civil war that redefined freedom as a personal. Angels and Ages certainly walks the walk of the glorious talk and prose it explores.” —The Globe and Mail (Toronto) “One could spend a couple of years just dipping into some of the hundreds of books about Charles Darwin and Abraham Lincoln, and Adam Gopnik has.

    If the Civil War era was America's Iliad, then historian Orville Vernon Burton is our latest , a distinguished scholar at the University of Illinois, is best known for his widely acclaimed In My Father's House Are Many Mansions (), a brilliantly nuanced social history of Edgefield County, South Carolina. With The Age of Lincoln, Burton has significantly widened his lens. Abraham Lincoln - Abraham Lincoln - The road to presidency: For about five years Lincoln took little part in politics, and then a new sectional crisis gave him a chance to reemerge and rise to statesmanship. In his political rival Stephen A. Douglas maneuvered through Congress a bill for reopening the entire Louisiana Purchase to slavery and allowing the settlers of Kansas and Nebraska.

    The Age of Lincoln By Orville Vernon Burton, Hill & Wang, pages, $25 The country’s never- ending fascination with Abraham Lincoln and the events. American History Book Review: The Age of Lincoln. Claude R. Marx. The Age of Lincoln. Abraham Lincoln (). “The Lincoln Year Book: Containing Immortal Words of Abraham Lincoln Spoken and Written on Various Occasions, Preceded by Appropriate Scripture Texts and Followed by Choice Poetic Selections for Each Day in the Year, with Special Reference to Anniversary Dates”.


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"The companion book to the coming film, Lincoln: A President for the Ages, asks great historians "What would Lincoln do?" in situations from Hiroshima to The Daily Show With Jon Stewart." Huntington News “In fact, it's an excellent one-volume introduction to Lincoln's political career.” Civil /5(24).

Mary Lincoln for the Ages first articulates how reliance on limited sources has greatly restricted our understanding of the subject, evaluating their flaws and benefits and pointing out the shallowness of using the same texts to study her life.

Emerson then presents more than four hundred bibliographical entries of nonfiction books and 4/5(2). “The Age of Lincoln will be ideal as a foundation text for undergraduate courses and graduate seminars on the nineteenth century; scholars of the period can engage it on a different level, which is a measure of the book's sophistication.

These qualities and the range of the book's audience reflect Burton's own career, too, as both a Cited by: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Newman, Ralph Geoffrey, Lincoln for the ages. New York, Pyramid Books, [, ©] (OCoLC) Mary Lincoln for the Ages first articulates how reliance on limited sources has greatly restricted our understanding of the subject, evaluating their flaws and benefits and pointing out the shallowness of using the same texts to study her life.

Emerson then presents more than four hundred bibliographical entries of nonfiction books and. Abraham Lincoln, 16th U.S. president (–65), who preserved the Union during the American Civil War and brought about the emancipation of the slaves.

Among American heroes, Lincoln continues to have a unique appeal for his fellow countrymen and also for people of other lands.

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“The Age of Lincoln will be ideal as a foundation text for undergraduate courses and graduate seminars on the nineteenth century; scholars of the period can engage it on a different level, which is a measure of the book's sophistication.

These qualities and the range of the book's audience reflect Burton's own career, too, as both a. There are many references to class struggle, but discussion of the Civil War is perfunctory.

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Children who read this book will gain an understanding of some of the personal, economic, and political ramifications of slavery and liberty. In the final chapter, Lincoln's assassination is described vividly but without exaggeration.