Synopses & Reviews
A new look at Abraham Lincoln, his agenda, and an unnecessary war. This is the book that sparked a civil war among its readers, and is now available in paperback.
Argues that Abraham Lincoln was a calculating politician who launched the Civil War, subverted the Constitution, and disregarded states' rights to achieve a centralized, activist form of government. Reprint. 30,000 first printing.
About the Author
Thomas J. DiLorenzo
is a professor of economics in the Sellinger School of Business and Management at Loyola college in Maryland. Specializing in economic history and political economy, he is the author of 11 books and over 70 articles in academic journals, and he is also widely published in such popular outlets as the Wall Street Journal, Reader's Digest, USA Today, National Review, Barron's,
and numerous other national publications. He lives in Clarksville, Maryland.
From the Hardcover edition.