Concise Lincoln Library
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Michael Burlingame, Lincoln and the Civil War, 1st ed.
In Lincoln and the Civil War Michael Burlingame explores the experiences and qualities that made Abraham Lincoln one of America’s most revered leaders. This volume provides an illuminating overview of the entirety of the Civil War and Lincoln’s administration, focusing on the ways in which Lincoln’s unique combination of psychological maturity, steely determination, and political wisdom … Continue reading Michael Burlingame, Lincoln and the Civil War, 1st ed.$24.95 buy this item
Michael S. Green, Lincoln and the Election of 1860, 1st ed.
Michael Green’s Lincoln and the Election of 1860 brings Lincoln’s first presidential run into sharp focus. The pivotal election of 1860 previewed the intelligence, patience, and shrewdness that would enable Lincoln to lead the United States through its greatest upheaval. This exciting new book brings to vivid life the cunning and strength of one of America’s … Continue reading Michael S. Green, Lincoln and the Election of 1860, 1st ed.$24.95 buy this item
Richard Carwardine, Lincoln’s Sense of Humor, 1st ed.
Oxford professor Richard Carwardine’s Lincoln’s Sense of Humor looks at one of Lincoln’s most endearing and useful personality traits. It’s part of the Concise Lincoln Library Series. Abraham Lincoln was the first president to make storytelling, jokes, and laughter tools of the office, and his natural sense of humor has become legendary. Lincoln’s Sense of Humor registers the variety, … Continue reading Richard Carwardine, Lincoln’s Sense of Humor, 1st ed.$24.95 buy this item
Richard Striner, Lincoln and Race, 1st ed.
In Lincoln and Race Richard Striner gives fair hearing to two prevailing theories about Lincoln’s seemingly contradictory words and actions: Did Lincoln fight a long-term struggle to overcome his personal racism? Or were his racist comments a calculated act of political deception? Beginning with an exploration of the historical context of Lincoln’s attitudes toward race … Continue reading Richard Striner, Lincoln and Race, 1st ed.$24.95 buy this item
Ron Keller, Lincoln and the Illinois Legislature, 1st ed., Signed
In Lincoln in the Illinois Legislature Ron Keller reassesses Lincoln’s arguably lackluster legislative record during four terms in the Illinois House of Representatives to reveal how the underpinnings of his temperament, leadership skills, and political acumen were bolstered on the statehouse floor. Due partly to Lincoln’s own reserve and partly to an unimpressive legislative tally, … Continue reading Ron Keller, Lincoln and the Illinois Legislature, 1st ed., Signed$24.95 buy this item
Stanley Harrold, Lincoln and the Abolitionists, 1st ed.
Stanley Harrold’s Lincoln and the Abolitionists, takes a look at Lincoln’s relationship with the complex and ever-evolving Abolitionist factions in America during the era. Providing insight into the stressful, evolving relationship between Lincoln and the abolitionists, and also into the complexities of northern politics, society, and culture during the Civil War era, this concise volume … Continue reading Stanley Harrold, Lincoln and the Abolitionists, 1st ed.$24.95 buy this item
Thomas Horrocks, Lincoln’s Campaign Biographies, 1st ed.
In Lincoln’s Campaign Biographies, Thomas Horricks examines the over twenty campaign biographies written about Lincoln for both elections. Horrocks investigates Lincoln’s campaign biographies within the context of the critical relationship between print and politics in nineteenth-century America and compares the works about Lincoln with other presidential campaign biographies of the era. Horrocks shows that more … Continue reading Thomas Horrocks, Lincoln’s Campaign Biographies, 1st ed.$24.95 buy this item
William C. Harris, Lincoln and the Union Governors, 1st ed.
In Lincoln and the Union Governors William Harris Hexamines the activities of the state governors in place during the Civil War. These men often worked ahead of Lincoln in rallying citizens for the war, organizing state regiments for the Union army, and providing aid and encouragement to the troops in the field. The governors kept … Continue reading William C. Harris, Lincoln and the Union Governors, 1st ed.$24.95 buy this item
Willian C. Harris, Lincoln and the Congress, 1st ed.
In Lincoln and Congress, William C. Harris reveals that the relationship between the president and Congress, though sometimes contentious, was cooperative rather than adversarial. During his time as president, Abraham Lincoln embodied his personal conviction that the nation’s executive should not interfere with the work of the legislature, and though often critical of him privately, in … Continue reading Willian C. Harris, Lincoln and the Congress, 1st ed.$24.95 buy this item