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- HarperCollins 2012; US$ 8.99
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 2008; US$ 16.00
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Fordham University Press 2004; US$ 23.99
The seven debates between Abraham Lincoln and Stephen Douglas held during the Illinois senatorial race of 1858 are among the most important statements in American political history, dramatic struggles over the issues that would tear apart the nation in the Civil War: the virtues of a republic and the evils of slavery. In this acclaimed book, Holzer... 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...
- 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...
- Basic Books 2015; US$ 27.99
In A Just and Generous Nation , the eminent historian Harold Holzer and the noted economist Norton Garfinkle present a groundbreaking new account of the beliefs that inspired our sixteenth president to go to war when the Southern states seceded from the Union. Rather than a commitment to eradicating slavery or a defense of the Union, they argue,... 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...