The fiery trial : Abraham Lincoln and American slavery (Book, 2010) []
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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 : W.W. Norton & Co., 2010
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Winner of the 2011 Pulitzer Prize in History, the Bancroft Prize, and the Lincoln Prize: from a master historian, the story of Lincoln's-and the nation's-transformation through the crucible of  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Biografier
Named Person: Abraham Lincoln
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eric Foner
ISBN: 9780393066180 0393066185
OCLC Number: 815935404
Awards: Winner of Pulitzer Prize (History) 2011
Winner of Bancroft Prize 2011
Description: xxi, 426 sider : illustrations
Contents: Indhold: "I am naturally anti-slavery": young Abraham Lincoln and slavery ; "Always a whig": Lincoln, the law, and the second party system ; "The monstrous injustice": becoming a republican ; "A house divided": slavery and race in the late 1850s ; "The only substantial difference": secession and civil war ; "I must have Kentucky": the border strategy ; "Forever free": the coming of emancipation ; "A new birth of freedom": securing emancipation ; A fitting and necessary conclusion: abolition, reelection, and the challenge of reconstruction ; "Every drop of blood": the meaning of the war.


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"A well orchestrated examination of Lincoln's changing views of slavery, bringing unforeseeable twists and a fresh sense of improbability to a familiar story." -- The 2011 Pulitzer Prize Committee Read more...

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