The fiery trial : Abraham Lincoln and American slavery (Book, 2012) []
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The fiery trial : Abraham Lincoln and American slavery

The fiery trial : Abraham Lincoln and American slavery

Author: Eric Foner
Publisher: New York ; London : W.W. Norton, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Foner demonstrates how Lincoln's life is intertwined with slavery and how he navigated a dynamic political landscape deftly, moving in measured steps, often on a path forged by abolitionists and radicals in his party.

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Named Person: Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eric Foner
ISBN: 9780393340662 039334066X
OCLC Number: 774640335
Awards: Winner of Bancroft Prize 2011
Winner of New York Times Notable Selection 2012
Winner of Lincoln Prize 2011
Winner of Pulitzer Prize 2011
Description: 1 volume : illustrations, maps ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Eric Foner.


"A masterwork [by] the preeminent historian of the Civil War era."-Boston Globe  Read more...


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"Starred Review. Original and compelling...In the vast library on Lincoln, Foner's book stands out as the most sensible and sensitive reading of Lincoln's lifetime involvement with slavery and the Read more...

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