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- Simon & Schuster 2006; US$ 16.99
Winner of the Lincoln Prize Lincoln at Cooper Union explores Lincoln's most influential and widely reported pre-presidential address -- an extraordinary appeal by the western politician to the eastern elite that propelled him toward the Republican nomination for president. Delivered in New York in February 1860, the Cooper Union speech dispelled... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2008; US$ 36.99
One of our most eminent Lincoln scholars, winner of a Lincoln Prize for his Lincoln at Cooper Union, examines the four months between Lincoln's election and inauguration, when the president-elect made the most important decision of his coming presidency -- there would be no compromise on slavery or secession of the slaveholding states, even at the... more...
- Algonquin Books 2011; US$ 14.95
President Lincoln used his own weapons?his words? to fight the Civil War as brilliantly as any general who ever took the field. In Lincoln on War , historian Harold Holzer gathers and interprets Lincoln?s speeches, letters, memoranda, orders, telegrams, and casual remarks, organizing them chronologically and allowing readers to experience Lincoln?s... more...
- HarperCollins 2012; US$ 5.99
A new book?and companion to the Steven Spielberg film?tracing how Abraham Lincoln came to view slavery . . . and came to end it. Steven Spielberg focused his movie Lincoln on the sixteenth president's tumultuous final months in office, when he pursued a course of action to end the Civil War, reunite the country, and abolish slavery. Invited by the... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2014; US$ 20.00
?Lincoln believed that ?with public sentiment nothing can fail; without it, nothing can succeed.? Harold Holzer makes a significant contribution to our understanding of Lincoln?s leadership by showing us how deftly he managed his relations with the press of his day to move public opinion forward to preserve the Union and abolish slavery.? ?Doris Kearns... more...
- Library of America 2015; US$ 29.95
For the 150th anniversary, Harold Holzer ( The Civil War in 150 Objects ) presents an unprecedented firsthand chronicle of one of the most pivotal moments in American history. On April 14, 1865, Good Friday, the Civil War claimed its ultimate sacrifice. President Lincoln Assassinated!! recaptures the dramatic immediacy of Lincoln?s assassination,... more...
- HarperCollins 2014; US$ 0.00
For teachers We know that the Common Core State Standards are encouraging you to reevaluate the books that you assign to your students. To help you decide which books are right for your classroom, each free ebook in this series contains a Common Core?aligned teaching guide and a sample chapter. This free teaching guide for Lincoln: How Abraham... more...
- LSU Press 2009; US$ 19.95
On May 1, 1865, two weeks after Abraham Lincoln?s assassination, recently inaugurated president Andrew Johnson appointed John Frederick Hartranft to command the military prison at the Washington Arsenal, where the U.S. government had just incarcerated the seven men and one woman accused of complicity in the shooting. From that day through the execution... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2013; US$ 35.00
On the occasion of the 200th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln?s birth and in conjunction with the Library of Congress 2009 Bicentennial Exhibition, In Lincoln?s Hand offers an unprecedented look at perhaps our greatest president through vivid images of his handwritten letters, speeches, and even childhood notebooks?many never before made available... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 38.00
In July 1883, just a few days after the twentieth anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg, a group of editors at The Century Magazine engaged in a lively argument: Which Civil War battle was the bloodiest battle of them all? One claimed it was Chickamauga, another Cold Harbor. The argument inspired a brainstorm: Why not let the magazine?s 125,000... more...