Abraham Lincoln

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Courier Corporation, 1917 - Biography & Autobiography - 484 pages
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Landmark biography documents Lincoln's rise from backwoods obscurity to the presidency and his role as commander-in-chief during the Civil War. An artful blend of personal and political detail, the book offers an absorbing look at the life and times of the 16th president, and provides a concise examination of factors leading to the Civil War.
 

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User Review  - Schmerguls - LibraryThing

1140 Abraham Lincoln, by Godfrey Rathbone Benson [Lord Charnwood] (read 25 Nov 1971) This is a book of about 500 pages, and in that size said little I did not already know. I have read so much on the ... Read full review

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User Review  - wmorton38 - LibraryThing

An excellent biography of the 16th President. An older biography, it is extremely well written and provides a different (with its British author) but sympathetic perspective to Lincoln and the Civil War era United States. Well worth reading. Read full review

Contents

GRoWTH or ruE AMERIcAN NATIoN
16
Lmcor Ns EARLY CAREER
62
Lmcow IN CoNGRESS AND m RETIREMENT
90
THE RISE or LINcOLN
116
The Principles and the Oratory of Lincoln
122
SEcBSSIoN
170
CoNDITIoNS or THE Wm
214
Wu AND L1ucoms
228
THE DIsasnaxs or THE Noun
273
EMANcIPATIoN
313
Tm APPRoAcH or V1c1oitY
338
T1IE Ema
428
BIBLIoGRAPHIcAL Nora
457
I11ozx 465
484
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