Concise Lincoln Library
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Brian Dirck, Lincoln and the Constitution, 1st ed.
Brian Dirck’s Lincoln and the Constitution is a highly readable study of Abraham Lincoln’s thoughts and actions concerning the U.S. Constitution. Dirck combines extensive primary research and thoughtful, accessible consideration of Lincoln’s views to reveal new insights into Lincoln’s impact on the U.S. Constitution. In the statesman’s roles as a leading antebellum politician, an ardent … Continue reading Brian Dirck, Lincoln and the Constitution, 1st ed.$24.95 buy this item
Brian Dirck, Lincoln In Indiana, 1st ed., Signed
Brian Dirck, Lincoln in Indiana, 1st ed., Signed on Bookplate. Abraham Lincoln, born in Kentucky in 1809, moved with his parents, Thomas and Nancy Lincoln, and his older sister, Sarah, to the Pigeon Creek area of southern Indiana in 1816. There Lincoln spent more than a quarter of his life. It was in Indiana … Continue reading Brian Dirck, Lincoln In Indiana, 1st ed., Signed$24.95 buy this item
Christian Samito, Abraham Lincoln and the Thirteenth Amendment, 1st ed.
Christian Samito’s Lincoln and the Thirteenth Amendment relates how Lincoln made the amendment an issue in his 1864 reelection campaign. For most of his political career, Samito shows, Lincoln opposed changing the Constitution, even to overturn Supreme Court rulings with which he disagreed. Well into his presidency, he argued that emancipation should take place only … Continue reading Christian Samito, Abraham Lincoln and the Thirteenth Amendment, 1st ed.$24.95 buy this item
Edna Greene Medford, Lincoln and Emancipation, 1st ed.
Edna Greene Medford, discusses Lincoln and Emancipation. Medford examines the ideas and events that shaped President Lincoln’s responses to slavery, following the arc of his ideological development from the beginning of the Civil War, when he aimed to pursue a course of noninterference, to his championing of slavery’s destruction before the conflict ended. Throughout, Medford … Continue reading Edna Greene Medford, Lincoln and Emancipation, 1st ed.$24.95 buy this item
Edward Steers, Jr. Lincoln’s Assassination, 1st ed.
Edward Steers, Jr.’s Lincoln’s Assassination is an authoritative look at one of the most dramatic events in American history. For 150 years, the assassination of Abraham Lincoln has fascinated the American people. Relatively few academic historians, however, have devoted study to it, viewing the murder as a side note tied to neither the Civil War … Continue reading Edward Steers, Jr. Lincoln’s Assassination, 1st ed.$24.95 buy this item
Ferenc & Margaret Szasz, Lincoln and Religion, 1st ed.
In Lincoln and Religion Ferenc Morton Szasz and Margaret Connell Szasz offer together bring us an accessible survey of the development of Lincoln’s religious views. After surveying Lincoln’s early childhood as a Hard-Shell Baptist in Kentucky and Indiana, the authors chronicle his move from skepticism to participation in Episcopal circles during his years in Springfield, … Continue reading Ferenc & Margaret Szasz, Lincoln and Religion, 1st ed.$24.95 buy this item
Frank Williams, Lincoln as Hero, 1st ed.
Lincoln scholar, Frank Williams, takes a look at Lincoln as Hero. Whether it was as president, lawyer, or schoolboy—Lincoln extolled the foundational virtues of American society. Williams describes the character and leadership traits that define American heroism, including ideas and beliefs, willpower, pertinacity, the ability to communicate, and magnanimity. Using both celebrated episodes and lesser-known … Continue reading Frank Williams, Lincoln as Hero, 1st ed.$24.95 buy this item
Gregory Borchard, Abraham Lincoln and Horace Greeley, 1st ed.
Gregory Borchard examines the evolving relationship between the abolitionist and the president in Abraham Lincoln and Horace Greeley. This title goes beyond tracing each man’s personal and political evolution to offer a new perspective on the history-changing events of the times, including the decline of the Whig Party and the rise of the Republicans, the … Continue reading Gregory Borchard, Abraham Lincoln and Horace Greeley, 1st ed.$24.95 buy this item
James Tackach, Lincoln and the Natural Environment, 1st ed.
James Tacach’s Lincoln and the Natural Environment is the first scholarly treatment that thoroughly investigatse Lincoln’s lifelong relationship with the natural environment. Tackach paints Lincoln’s personal and professional life against the backdrop of nineteenth-century American environmental history, issues, and writers, providing insights into contemporary environmental issues. As commander in chief during the Civil War, Lincoln approved … Continue reading James Tackach, Lincoln and the Natural Environment, 1st ed.$24.95 buy this item
John David Smith, Lincoln and the U.S. Colored Troops, 1st ed.
John David Smith turns the spotlight on Lincoln’s relationship with the African-American servicemen in Lincoln and the U.S. Colored Troops. After tracing Lincoln’s evolution from opposing to supporting emancipation as a necessary war measure and to championing the recruitment of black troops for the Union Army, Smith details the creation, mobilization, and diverse military service … Continue reading John David Smith, Lincoln and the U.S. Colored Troops, 1st ed.$24.95 buy this item
John Marszalek, Lincoln and the Military, 1st ed.
John Marszalek’s Lincoln and the Military, part of the Concise Lincoln Library. When Abraham Lincoln was elected president of the United States in 1860, he came into office with practically no experience in military strategy and tactics. Consequently, at the start of the Civil War, he depended on leading military men to teach him how … Continue reading John Marszalek, Lincoln and the Military, 1st ed.$24.95 buy this item
John Rodrique, Lincoln and Reconstruction, 1st ed.
Although Abraham Lincoln dominates the literature on the American Civil War, he remains less commonly associated with reconstruction. Previous scholarly works touch on Lincoln and reconstruction, but they tend either to speculate on what Lincoln might have done after the war had he not been assassinated or to approach his reconstruction plans merely as a … Continue reading John Rodrique, Lincoln and Reconstruction, 1st ed.$24.95 buy this item
Kenneth Winkle, Abraham and Mary Lincoln, 1st ed.
Kenneth Winkle’s Abraham and Mary Lincoln, examines the relationship between Mr. and Mrs. Lincoln. Despite the challenges they faced, the Lincolns’ life together fully embodied the maxim engraved on their wedding bands: love is eternal. Abraham and Mary Lincoln is a testament to the power of a stormy union that held steady through the roughest of seas. … Continue reading Kenneth Winkle, Abraham and Mary Lincoln, 1st ed.$24.95 buy this item
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