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The Resource Lincoln : a life of purpose and power, Richard Carwardine

Lincoln : a life of purpose and power, Richard Carwardine

Label
Lincoln : a life of purpose and power
Title
Lincoln
Title remainder
a life of purpose and power
Statement of responsibility
Richard Carwardine
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Carwardine, Richard
Dewey number
  • 973.7/092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
E457
LC item number
.C43 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Presidents
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
Label
Lincoln : a life of purpose and power, Richard Carwardine
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: London : Pearson Education, 2003
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [327]-360) and index
Contents
1. Inner power : Lincoln's ambition and political vision, 1809-54 -- Ambition -- Political vision -- Moral crisis : 1854 -- The religious roots of moral power -- 2. The power of opinion : Lincoln : the Illinois public and the new political order, 1854-58 -- Lincoln, democratic politics and public opinion -- Illinois public opinion and the anti-Nebraska fusion movement -- The senatorial campaign of 1858 -- 3. The power of party : winning the presidency, 1858-60 -- Presidential ambition : Lincoln, his party and the road to the Decatur convention -- The Republican presidential nomination -- The 1860 presidential campaign : the power of a righteous party -- 4. Confronting the limits of power : from president-elect to war president, 1860-61 -- In the antechamber to power : holding the party line -- From Springfield to Sumter : building a united front -- Strategies for 'a people's war' -- 'What shall I do? The people are impatient...' -- 5. The purposes of power : evolving objectives, 1861-65 -- Reading the public -- 'Every indispensable means' : toward the Emancipation Proclamation -- Faith and purposes -- Faithfulness of purpose : emancipation, reconstruction and black citizenship -- 6. The instruments of power : coercion and voluntary mobilization, 1861-65 -- Coercion, repression and executive power -- Popular mobilization : the 'power of the right word' and the agency of party -- Popular mobilization : churches and philanthropic organizations -- The Union army as a moral force -- The election of 1864 : 'the second birth of our nation' -- 7. Conclusion : power in death -- Chronology of Lincoln's life
Control code
ocm60421093
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
xv, 394 p.
Isbn
9781400044566
Lccn
2005047230
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o60421093
  • (Sirsi) o60421093
Label
Lincoln : a life of purpose and power, Richard Carwardine
Publication
Note
Originally published: London : Pearson Education, 2003
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [327]-360) and index
Contents
1. Inner power : Lincoln's ambition and political vision, 1809-54 -- Ambition -- Political vision -- Moral crisis : 1854 -- The religious roots of moral power -- 2. The power of opinion : Lincoln : the Illinois public and the new political order, 1854-58 -- Lincoln, democratic politics and public opinion -- Illinois public opinion and the anti-Nebraska fusion movement -- The senatorial campaign of 1858 -- 3. The power of party : winning the presidency, 1858-60 -- Presidential ambition : Lincoln, his party and the road to the Decatur convention -- The Republican presidential nomination -- The 1860 presidential campaign : the power of a righteous party -- 4. Confronting the limits of power : from president-elect to war president, 1860-61 -- In the antechamber to power : holding the party line -- From Springfield to Sumter : building a united front -- Strategies for 'a people's war' -- 'What shall I do? The people are impatient...' -- 5. The purposes of power : evolving objectives, 1861-65 -- Reading the public -- 'Every indispensable means' : toward the Emancipation Proclamation -- Faith and purposes -- Faithfulness of purpose : emancipation, reconstruction and black citizenship -- 6. The instruments of power : coercion and voluntary mobilization, 1861-65 -- Coercion, repression and executive power -- Popular mobilization : the 'power of the right word' and the agency of party -- Popular mobilization : churches and philanthropic organizations -- The Union army as a moral force -- The election of 1864 : 'the second birth of our nation' -- 7. Conclusion : power in death -- Chronology of Lincoln's life
Control code
ocm60421093
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
xv, 394 p.
Isbn
9781400044566
Lccn
2005047230
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o60421093
  • (Sirsi) o60421093

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