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- Hamilton Books 2010; US$ 29.99
This book is about the bond between two legendary journalists, Walter Winchell and Damon Runyon, during the unforgettable era of World War II and the years following. Winchell was a popular radio personality and Runyon was a popular Broadway personality, best known for having written the show 'Guys and Dolls.' more...
- Lexington Books 2012; US$ 37.99
The Mind and Art of Abraham Lincoln, Philosopher Statesman provides the original texts for 20 of Lincoln's speeches alongside a critical analysis of each speech. Arranged in chronological order, these speeches range from Lincoln's Perpetuation or Lyceum address in 1838 to his last speech just after Lee's surrender. The careful and detailed analysis... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 14.95
In the bicentennial year of Lincoln's birth, here is the one indispensable book that provides all you need to know about our most revered president in a lively and memorable question-and-answer format.You will learn whether Lincoln could dunk a basketball or tell a joke. Was he the great emancipator or a racist? If he were alive today, could he get... more...
- Southern Illinois University Press 2011; US$ 19.95
For decades Abraham and Mary Lincoln’s marriage has been characterized as discordant and tumultuous. In Abraham and Mary Lincoln , author Kenneth J. Winkle goes beyond the common image of the couple, illustrating that although the waters of the Lincoln household were far from calm, the Lincolns were above all a house united. Calling upon their... more...
- Southern Illinois University Press 2008; US$ 27.95
Today the images of Robert Burns and Abraham Lincoln are recognized worldwide, yet few are aware of the connection between the two. In Abraham Lincoln and Robert Burns: Connected Lives and Legends , author Ferenc Morton Szasz reveals how famed Scots poet Robert Burns—and Scotland in general—influenced the life and thought of one of... more...
- Southern Illinois University Press 2009; US$ 29.95
Abraham Lincoln was a skilled politician, an inspirational leader, and a man of humor and pathos. What many may not realize is how much he was also a man of ideas. Despite the most meager of formal educations, Lincoln?s tremendous intellectual curiosity drove him into the circle of Enlightenment philosophy and democratic political ideology.... more...
- Southern Illinois University Press 2008; US$ 22.95
Long considered a classic, Benjamin P. Thomas's Abraham Lincoln: A Biography takes an incisive look at one of American history's greatest figures. Originally published in 1952 to wide acclaim, this eloquent account rises above previously romanticized depictions of the sixteenth president to reveal the real Lincoln: a complex, shrewd, and dynamic... more...
- Southern Illinois University Press 2007; US$ 26.50
In 1890 Abraham Lincoln?s two main White House secretaries, John G. Nicolay and John Hay, published the ten-volume biography Abraham Lincoln: A History . Although the authors witnessed the daily events occurring within the executive mansion and the national Capitol, their lengthy biography is more a recounting of the Civil War era than a study of... more...
- Southern Illinois University Press 2002; US$ 17.95
Judging Lincoln collects nine of the most insightful essays on the topic of the sixteenth president written by Frank J. Williams, chief justice of the Rhode Island Supreme Court and one of the nation?s leading authorities on Abraham Lincoln. more...
- Southern Illinois University Press 2012; US$ 19.95
The life of America’s sixteenth president has continued to fascinate the public since his tragic death. Now, Glenna R. Schroeder-Lein unveils an engaging volume on the medical history of the Lincoln family. Lincoln and Medicine , the first work on the subject in nearly eighty years, investigates the most enduring controversies about Lincoln’s... more...