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Lincoln's administrations, 1861-April 15, 1865

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  • Backstage at the Lincoln Assassinationby Thomas A. Bogar

    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...

  • Mrs. Abraham Lincolnby W. A. Evans; Jason Emerson

    Southern Illinois University Press 2010; US$ 24.95

    First published in 1932, this was the first thoroughly researched biography of Mary Lincoln ever written, and it remains the most balanced and complete work on this controversial First Lady. Author W. A. Evans challenges the disparaging views of Mary Lincoln that were generally accepted at the time, offering a comprehensive and informed look at... more...

  • Abraham Lincolnby Brett F. Woods

    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. Lincoln’s wartime correspondence is no exception, and the letters he penned to his Civil War generals—through one of the most critical episodes in American history—are of singular importance.While Abraham... more...

  • Mind your businessby Theo Vorster

    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...

  • Lincoln's Sacred Effortby Lucas E. Morel

    Lexington Books 2000; US$ 34.99

    Lucas Morel examines what the public life of Abraham Lincoln teaches about the role of religion in a self-governing society. Lincoln's understanding of the requirements of republican government led him to accommodate and direct religious sentiment toward responsible self-government. As a successful republic requires a moral or self-controlled people,... more...

  • The Men of Secession and Civil War, 1859-1861by James L. Abrahamson

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2000; US$ 27.99

    This compelling, highly readable book focuses on the men who shaped the events that led to secession and the Civil War. Secessionists tore at the bonds that bound Americans to one another and their government as they maligned Northerners and found sinister intent in federal policy. But equally as adamant on the opposite side were the determined abolitionists... more...

  • With Malice toward Someby William A. Blair

    The University of North Carolina Press 2014; US$ 39.99

    With Malice toward Some: Treason and Loyalty in the Civil War Era more...

  • Reluctant Confederatesby Daniel W. Crofts

    The University of North Carolina Press 1988; US$ 29.99

    Reluctant Confederates: Upper South Unionists in the Secession Crisis more...

  • I Would Still Be Drowned in Tearsby Michelle L. Hamilton

    Savas Publishing 2014; US$ 7.99

    In 1862, in the midst of a bloody civil war, President Abraham Lincoln and his wife Mary, suffered unspeakable heartache when their young son died. To combat her grief, First Lady Mary Lincoln became a devotee of Spiritualism making the White House a center for Washington, D.C.'s Spiritualist community. For decades historians have maintained that... more...

  • Abraham Lincolnby George S. McGovern; Jr. Arthur M. Schlesinger; Sean Wilentz

    Henry Holt and Co. 2008; US$ 25.99

    America?s greatest president, who rose to power in the country?s greatest hour of need and whose vision saw the United States through the Civil War Abraham Lincoln towers above the others who have held the office of president?the icon of greatness, the pillar of strength whose words bound up the nation?s wounds. His presidency is the hinge on... more...