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The Last Best Hope of Earth: Abraham Lincoln and the Promise of America

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Mark E. Neely, Jr., gives us the first compact biography of Abraham Lincoln based on new scholarship. Neely, a Pulitzer prize-winning historian, vividly recaptures the central place of politics in Lincoln's life. Richly illustrated, nuanced and accessible, written with attention to the age in which Lincoln lived, yet ever alert to universal moral questions, this book provides a portrait of Lincoln as an extraordinary man in his own time and ours.

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A a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian vividly recaptures the central place of politics in Lincoln's life. Richly illustrated and written with attention to the age in which Lincoln lived, yet ever alert to universal moral questions, this book provides a portrait of Lincoln as an extraordinary man in his own time and ours.

Synopsis:

Mark E. Neely, Jr., gives us the first compact biography of Abraham Lincoln based on new scholarship. Neely, a Pulitzer prize-winning historian, vividly recaptures the central place of politics in Lincoln's life.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 195-207) and index.

About the Author

Mark E. Neely, Jr., is McCabe-Greer Professor of the History of the Civil War Era, Pennsylvania State University, and the author of a number of books, including his Pulitzer prize-winning The Fate of Liberty: Abraham Lincoln and Civil Liberties.

Pennsylvania State University

Table of Contents

1. Peculiar Ambition

2. Republican Robe

3. Commander in Chief

4. Emancipation

5. A Free People Conduct a Long War

6. Politics as Usual

7. Fate

Notes

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780674511262
Author:
Neely, Mark E., Jr.
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Author:
Neely, Mark E., Jr.
Author:
Neely, Mark, Jr.
Author:
Neely, Mark E., Jr. JR. JR.
Author:
Mark E. Neely
Author:
Neely, Mark E., Jr. JR. JR.
Author:
Neely, Mark E., Jr. JR. JR. JR.
Author:
Neely, Mark E., Jr.
Author:
Neely, Mark E., Jr. JR. JR. JR. JR.
Location:
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Subject:
General
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
United States - Civil War
Subject:
Presidents
Subject:
Presidents -- United States -- Biography.
Subject:
General Biography
Subject:
US History-1800 to Civil War
Subject:
History - United States/General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
1st Harvard University Press pbk. ed.
Series Volume:
v. 35
Publication Date:
January 1993
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
97 halftones in three 32 page inserts
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
9 x 10 mm 19 oz

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"Synopsis" by , A a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian vividly recaptures the central place of politics in Lincoln's life. Richly illustrated and written with attention to the age in which Lincoln lived, yet ever alert to universal moral questions, this book provides a portrait of Lincoln as an extraordinary man in his own time and ours.
"Synopsis" by , Mark E. Neely, Jr., gives us the first compact biography of Abraham Lincoln based on new scholarship. Neely, a Pulitzer prize-winning historian, vividly recaptures the central place of politics in Lincoln's life.
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