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8 edition of Lincoln found in the catalog.

Lincoln

an illustrated biography

by Philip B. Kunhardt

  • 5 Want to read
  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Gramercy Books in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865,
    • Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Pictorial works,
    • Presidents -- United States -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Philip B. Kunhardt, Philip B. Kunhardt III, Peter W. Kunhardt ; foreword by David Herbert Donald ; contributing writer Daniel Terris.
      GenrePictorial works., Biography.
      ContributionsKunhardt, Philip B., 1951-, Kunhardt, Peter W.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE457 .K94 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL32847M
      ISBN 10051720715X
      LC Control Number99014880
      OCLC/WorldCa41017345

      Finally he determined to write a book on Lincoln, himself. Aroused by the articles in the Morning Post, Carnegie went over to the British Museum Library and read a number of Lincoln books; the more he read, the more fascinated he became. Burlingame has written and edited numerous books on Lincoln and his associates. He hovers over him like a disembodied skull. His eyes are hollowed out cinders. Lincoln Book Festival Lincoln Book Festival will be back in with another exciting series of literary-inspired events, including talks from esteemed authors, workshops and competitions.

      An aggressively activist commander-in-chief, Lincoln used every power at his disposal to assure victory in the Civil War and end slavery in the United States. You can click these links and be sent to a random series or a random author. This awakened Lincoln's political zeal once again, and his views on slavery moved more toward moral indignation. One almost gets the sense Sandburg expected to be paid by the page. There were already thousands of books on the subject, and many of them were excellent.

      Senate campaign against Douglas, he participated in seven debates held in different cities across Illinois. Was this his blood gift? My intention was to tell the story of Lincoln's life as he saw it, making use only of the information and ideas that were available to him at the time. He humors his colleagues in the White Houseand lives with the difficulties of the marriage with his second love, while in war with the South. True, in doing that Lincoln had various other agendas beside slavery, agendas which were more important to him than slavery; there can hardly be any debate on that, since Lincoln himself said so repeatedly at the time itself.


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When his father moved the family again to Coles County, year-old Lincoln struck out on his own, making a living in manual labor. It was home to the 4th Battalion of the Lincolnshire Regiment.Of the sixteen presidents whose biographies I've read so far, none have offered the variety of choices of Abraham Lincoln.

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