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A who's who of Lincoln scholars explores why Lincoln considered the Union the "last best hope of earth" and how his words and deeds have continued to shape the nation through modern times. Focusing on Lincoln's view of American history and his legacy for the United States and the world, this volume demonstrates the complexity of the problems Lincoln faced and the genius of his leadership in preserving the nation while purging it of slavery.

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ISBN:
9780252069819
Editor:
McPherson, James M.
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
Editor:
McPherson, James M.
Author:
McPherson, James M.
Subject:
Military - General
Subject:
United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)
Subject:
Military-General History
Edition Description:
Paperback
Publication Date:
20010231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
184
Dimensions:
9.00 x 6.00 in

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