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- Regnery Publishing 2013; US$ 27.95
April 14, 1865. A famous actor pulls a trigger in the presidential balcony, leaps to the stage and escapes, as the president lies fatally wounded. In the panic that follows, forty-six terrified people scatter in and around Ford?s Theater as soldiers take up stations by the doors and the audience surges into the streets chanting, ?Burn the place down!?... more...
- Jonathan Ball Publishers 2013; US$ 18.96
Mind your Business is a compilation of the success stories of prominent South African businesspeople, from entrepreneurs to chief executives of multinational business giants. This book is the outgrowth of South African channel kykNet?s popular TV series Sakegesprek met Theo Vorster. After many inquiries from viewers, Theo decided to summarise his... more...
- Southern Illinois University Press 2013; US$ 24.95
Over the course of the Civil War, fifty-nine men served as governors of the twenty-five Union states. Although these state executives were occasionally obstructionist and often disagreed amongst themselves, their overall cooperation and counsel bolstered the policies put forth by Abraham Lincoln and proved essential to the Union’s ultimate... more...
- HarperCollins 2013; US$ 12.99
The Day Lincoln Was Shot is a gripping, minute-by-minute account of April 14, 1865: the day President Abraham Lincoln was tragically assassinated. It chronicles the movements of Lincoln and his assassin John Wilkes Booth during every movement of that fateful day. Author and journalist Jim Bishop has fashioned an unforgettable tale of tragedy, more... more...
- Algora Publishing 2013; US$ 24.95
The most comprehensive portrait of noteworthy public figures can generally be seen in their personal letters and journal entries. Lincolns wartime correspondence is no exception, and the letters he penned to his Civil War generalsthrough one of the most critical episodes in American historyare of singular importance.While Abraham... more...
- Taylor Trade Publishing 2013; US$ 11.99
Leading readers through a series of amazing coincidences and details, Jameson's newest book presents startling evidence that John Wilkes Booth, the assassin of President Lincoln, was never captured. Instead, Booth may have escaped to live for decades after his supposed arrest?continuing his acting career, marrying, and even having children. ... more...
- Southern Illinois University Press 2013; US$ 19.95
Although Abraham Lincoln dominates the literature on the American Civil War, he remains less commonly associated with reconstruction. Previous scholarly works touch on Lincoln and reconstruction, but they tend either to speculate on what Lincoln might have done after the war had he not been assassinated or to approach his reconstruction plans merely... more...
- LSU Press 2013; US$ 29.95
Based on years of exhaustive and meticulous research, David C. Keehn's study provides the first comprehensive analysis of the Knights of the Golden Circle, a secret southern society that initially sought to establish a slave-holding empire in the "Golden Circle" region of Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central America. Keehn reveals the origins, rituals,... more...
- Random House Children's Books 2013; US$ 3.99
Illus. in full color. Abraham Lincoln, one of our greatest presidents, started out in life as an absent-minded frontier lawyer. How did he nudge his memory? He stuck letters, court notes, contracts, and even his checkbook in his trademark top hat. When he took off his hat, it was all there! more...