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The Resource The presidency of Abraham Lincoln, Phillip Shaw Paludan

The presidency of Abraham Lincoln, Phillip Shaw Paludan

Label
The presidency of Abraham Lincoln
Title
The presidency of Abraham Lincoln
Statement of responsibility
Phillip Shaw Paludan
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Abraham Lincoln's life and work have inspired more books than any other historical figure except Jesus and Shakespeare and attracted some of America's most renowned writers. But few know him as well as Phillip Paludan, one of the nation's foremost authorities on Lincoln and the Civil War. Paludan offers us Lincoln in whole--a complex, even contradictory personality who found greatness without seeking it and who felt deeply troubled about what he perceived as the nation's intertwined triumph and tragedy. Filled with fresh insights and new interpretations, this book presents a genuinely new and compelling portrait of a president and nation at war.--dust jacket
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Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1938-2007
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Paludan, Phillip Shaw
Dewey number
973.7/092
Index
index present
LC call number
E457
LC item number
.P18 1994
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
American presidency series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • United States
  • United States
  • Politics and government
  • United States
Label
The presidency of Abraham Lincoln, Phillip Shaw Paludan
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 321-378) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The State of the Union: 1860 -- Assembling the cast: Winter 1860-61 -- To Sumter: January to April 1861 -- Congress organizes, Lincoln acts: April to December 1861 -- Forging the resources of war: January to February 1862 -- Northern power emerges: March to June 1862 -- Leaving old moorings--McClellan and Emancipation: June to December 1862 -- Cabinet crisis: December 1862 -- Emancipation and the limits of dissent: January to June 1863 -- Union power affirmed: May to July 1863 -- The meaning of war: July to December 1863 -- Reconstruction beginnings: May 1862 to December 1863 -- Lincoln affirmed: January to June 1864 -- Louisiana and reelection: June to November 1864 -- The Reconstruction proposition: December 1864 to April 1865 -- Conclusion
Control code
ocm29548723
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xx, 384 pages
Isbn
9780700607457
Lccn
93046830
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o29548723
  • (OCoLC)29548723
Label
The presidency of Abraham Lincoln, Phillip Shaw Paludan
Link
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 321-378) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The State of the Union: 1860 -- Assembling the cast: Winter 1860-61 -- To Sumter: January to April 1861 -- Congress organizes, Lincoln acts: April to December 1861 -- Forging the resources of war: January to February 1862 -- Northern power emerges: March to June 1862 -- Leaving old moorings--McClellan and Emancipation: June to December 1862 -- Cabinet crisis: December 1862 -- Emancipation and the limits of dissent: January to June 1863 -- Union power affirmed: May to July 1863 -- The meaning of war: July to December 1863 -- Reconstruction beginnings: May 1862 to December 1863 -- Lincoln affirmed: January to June 1864 -- Louisiana and reelection: June to November 1864 -- The Reconstruction proposition: December 1864 to April 1865 -- Conclusion
Control code
ocm29548723
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xx, 384 pages
Isbn
9780700607457
Lccn
93046830
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o29548723
  • (OCoLC)29548723

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