The age of Lincoln

"In a remarkable reappraisal of Lincoln, distinguished historian Burton shows how the Kentucky-born president's Southernness empowered him to conduct a civil war that redefined freedom as a personal right protected by the rule of law. In the violent decades that followed, the extent of tha...

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Main Author: Burton, Orville Vernon.
Format: Book
Published: New York : Hill and Wang, 2007.
Edition:1st ed.
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Table of Contents:
  • Kindred spirits and double-minded men
  • "Gale of simple freedom"
  • To carry out the Lord's vengeance
  • Washed in the blood
  • "Southerner by birth"
  • "The coming of the Lord"
  • "A giant holocaust of death"
  • "I want you to come home"
  • "To square accounts"
  • The promised land
  • "The safeguard of the Republic"
  • "A dead radical is very harmless"
  • The new colossus
  • A cross of gold.