Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln

Great American Historians on Our Sixteenth President

Book - 2008 | 1st ed.
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In a handsome, gift-quality volume celebrating the 200th anniversary of Lincoln's birth, America's top Lincoln historians offer their diverse perspectives on the life and legacy of America's sixteenth president. Spanning Lincoln's life--from his early career as a Springfield lawyer, to his presidential reign during one of America's most troubled historical periods, to his assassination in 1865--these essays, developed from original C-SPAN interviews, provide a compelling, composite portrait of Lincoln, one that offers up new stories and fresh insights on a defining leader.

Edited by C-SPAN's Brian Lamb and Susan Swain, illustrated with Lamb's photographs of Lincoln landmarks, and promoted throughout the year on C-SPAN, Abraham Lincoln is a wonderful compendium of information and deeply-informed analysis that deserves a prominent place on every bookshelf.

Publisher: New York : PublicAffairs, c2008.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9781586486761
1586486764
Branch Call Number: 973.7092 ABRAHAM
Characteristics: xxiii, 371 p., [16] p. of plates : col. ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Additional Contributors: Lamb, Brian 1941-
Swain, Susan

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