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- The University of North Carolina Press 1999; US$ 24.00
Southerners whose communities were invaded by the Union army during the Civil War endured a profoundly painful ordeal. For most, the coming of the Yankees was a nightmare become real; for some, it was the answer to a prayer. But as Stephen Ash argues, for all, invasion and occupation were essential parts of the experience of defeat that helped shape... more...
- Hillcrest Media Group, Inc. 2012; US$ 2.99
The Monster Lincoln weaves an intricate tapestry revealing a Lincoln apotheosis and descendant lies constituting a deliberate distortion of American history. That history presents a sainted savior. The tapestry displays a monster. Lincoln was a mercantilist beholden to Northern bankers and industrialists who demanded that he keep the Union together... more...
- Free Press 2007; US$ 28.99
In the space of a single decade, three leaders liberated tens of millions of souls, remade their own vast countries, and altered forever the forms of national power: Abraham Lincoln freed a subjugated race and transformed the American Republic. Tsar Alexander II broke the chains of the serfs and brought the rule of law to Russia. Otto von... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2010; US$ 40.00
As our nation's most beloved and recognizable president, Abraham Lincoln is best known for the Emancipation Proclamation and for guiding our country through the Civil War. But before he took the oath of office, Lincoln practiced law for nearly twenty-five years in the Illinois courts. Abraham Lincoln, Esq.: The Legal Career of America's Greatest President... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2009; US$ 21.95
Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation is popularly regarded as a heroic act by a great American president. Widely remembered as the document that ended slavery, the proclamation in fact freed slaves only in the rebellious South (and not in the Border States, where slavery remained legal) and, effectively, only in the parts of the South occupied... more...
- LSU Press 2011; US$ 24.95
During the Civil War, Missouri presented President Abraham Lincoln, United States military commanders, and state officials with an array of complex and difficult problems. Although Missouri did not secede, a large minority of residents owned slaves, sympathized with secession, or favored the Confederacy. Many residents joined a Confederate state militia,... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2001; US$ 22.99
Nearly a century and a half after his death, Abraham Lincoln remains an intrinsic part of the American consciousness, yet his intentions as president and his personal character continue to stir debate. Now, in The Lincoln Enigma, Gabor Boritt invites renowned Lincoln scholars, and rising new voices, to take a look at much-debated aspects of Lincoln's... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 1994; US$ 29.99
Americans interested in history need to make the pilgrimage to Gettysburg, writes Gabor Boritt in the Acknowledgments. In this book seven historians make that journey, five of them Pulitzer laureates, looking for Lincoln. Kenneth Stampp explores the issue of national self-determination, comparing the South's struggle for independence to others... more...