Exploring Lincoln : great historians reappraise our greatest president / edited by Harold Holzer, Craig L. Symonds, and Frank J. Williams
Book | Fordham University Press | 2015 | First edition.

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Edition
First edition.
Description
viii, 293 pages ; 24 cm.
Series
The North's Civil War
North's Civil War.
Note
"A Lincoln Forum book"
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages [245]-278) and index.
Contents
Introduction / Harold Holzer, Craig L. Symonds, and Frank J. Williams -- Lincoln's role in the 1860 presidential campaign / William C. Harris -- The Baltimore plot: fact or fiction? / Michael J. Kline -- The old army and the seeds of change / John F. Marszalek -- Seward and Lincoln: a second look / Walter Stahr -- Mourning in America: death comes to the Civil War White Houses / Catherine Clinton -- Abraham Lincoln: admiral-in-chief / Craig L. Symonds -- Jefferson Davis and Robert E. Lee: reluctant "traitors" / William C. Davis -- "The Battle Hymn of the Republic": origins, influence, legacies / John Stauffer -- The emancipation of Abraham Lincoln / Eric Foner -- Lincoln and the struggle to end slavery / Richard Striner -- Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation: a propaganda tool for the enemy? / Amanda Foreman -- The Gettysburg Campaign and the New York City draft riots: conspiracy or coincidence? / Barnet Schecter -- Lincoln and New York: a fraught relationship / Harold Holzer -- Lincoln and McClellan: a reappraisal / John C. Waugh -- Judging Lincoln as judge / Frank J. Williams -- The madness of Mary Lincoln: a new examination based on the discovery of her lost insanity letters / Jason Emerson.
Subject
Added Author
Holzer, Harold,
Symonds, Craig L.,
Williams, Frank J.,
ISBN
9780823265626 hardcover alkaline paper
0823265625 hardcover alkaline paper
9780823265633 paperback alkaline paper
0823265633 paperback alkaline paper
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