The political thought of Abraham Lincoln

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Bobbs-Merrill, 1967 - Presidents - 340 pages
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A very nice selection of important writings by Lincoln that demonstrate some of his major political ideas and political philosophies. A nice, portable edition that provides quick and easy access to primary source material on an extremely consequential historical figure. Read full review

Contents

The Perpetuation of Our Political Institutions
11
When There Shall Be Neither a Slave
22
The Guarantee of the Rights of Conscience
34
Copyright

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About the author (1967)

Born in Colorado City, Colorado, Richard Current received his B.A. from Oberlin College and went on to earn an M.S. at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy and a Ph.D. in history (1939) at the University of Wisconsin. He taught at a number of institutions, including Rutgers University, Lawrence College, Mills College, the University of Illinois, and the University of Wisconsin before becoming Distinguished Professor of American History at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (1966--1983). Current has also taught in Japan, India, the Netherlands, Australia, Chile, and Germany. He was Harmsworth Professor at Oxford University. Current's has written on subjects ranging from the invention of the typewriter to American diplomacy.

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