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Lincoln's America: 1809-1865

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Description for Lincoln's America: 1809-1865 Hardcover. Explores the life of Abraham Lincoln. This book contains topics including religion, education, middle-class family life, the antislavery movement, politics, and law. It examines aspects of Lincoln's life - his personal piety in comparison with the beliefs of his contemporaries. Editor(s): Fornieri, Joseph R.; Gabbard, Sara Vaughn. Num Pages: 256 pages, 13 illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 3JH; BGH; HBJK; HBLL; JPHL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 152 x 22. Weight in Grams: 499.
This book explores the life of Abraham Lincoln on the eve of his bicentennial. To fully understand and appreciate Abraham Lincoln's legacy, it is important to examine the society that influenced the life, character, and leadership of the man who would become the Great Emancipator. Editors Joseph R. Fornieri and Sara Vaughn Gabbard have done just that in ""Lincoln's America: 1809-1865"", a collection of new and original essays by ten eminent historians that place Lincoln within his nineteenth-century cultural context.Among the topics explored in ""Lincoln's America"" are religion, education, middle-class family life, the antislavery movement, politics, and law. Of particular ... Read more

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Southern Illinois University Press
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Joseph R. Fornieri is an associate professor of political science at the Rochester Institute of Technology. A member of the Board of Advisors of the Lincoln Forum, he is the author of Abraham Lincoln's Political Faith. Sara Vaughn Gabbard is a coeditor of Lincoln and Freedom: Slavery, Emancipation, and the Thirteenth Amendment.

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Each of the ten new essays in Lincoln's America is the work of an acknowledged authority on Abraham Lincoln, and each has something new and enlightening to tell us about the most celebrated American. - Douglas L. Wilson, author of Lincoln's Sword: The Presidency and the Power of Words

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