THE RADICAL AND THE REPUBLICAN: Frederick Douglass, Abraham Lincoln, and the Triumph of Antislavery

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

A sharp analysis by Oakes (History/City University of New York; Slavery and Freedom: An Interpretation of the Old South, 1998, etc.) of how Lincoln the politician and Douglass the reformer worked, separately and together, to abolish slavery in America.The pair met only three times, but President Lincoln's esteem for the most famous ex-slave in the nation prompted him to conspicuously welcome "my ... Read full review

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