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- Lexington Books 2000; US$ 39.99
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...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2000; US$ 33.99
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...
- Jonathan Ball Publishers 2014; US$ 10.21
Advice from South Africa's top business leader, Braam van Huyssteen. Part of an ebook short series extracted from Theo Vorster's Mind your Business. The inspiring success story of Braam van Huyssteen, founder and chief executive of Tekkie Town. Theo Vorster is a co-founder and chief executive of Galileo Capital. He is a regular market commentator on... more...
- LSU Press 2014; US$ 35.95
While most Americans count Abraham Lincoln among the most beloved and admired former presidents, a dedicated minority has long viewed him not only as the worst president in the country's history, but also as a criminal who defied the Constitution and advanced federal power and the idea of racial equality. In Loathing Lincoln, historian John McKee... more...
- LSU Press 2014; US$ 39.95
The Union army's overwhelming vote for Abraham Lincoln's reelection in 1864 has led many Civil War scholars to conclude that the soldiers supported the Republican Party and its effort to abolish slavery. In Emancipation, the Union Army, and the Reelection of Abraham Lincoln Jonathan W. White challenges this reigning paradigm in Civil War historiography,... more...
- University of Tennessee Press 2014; US$ 65.00
A Documentary History of the American Civil War Era is the first comprehensive collection of public policy actions, political speeches, and judicial decisions related to the American Civil War. Collectively, the four volumes in this series give scholars, teachers, and students easy access to the full texts of the most important, fundamental documents... more...
- 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...
- Lyons Press 2014; US$ 27.99
A New York Times Bestseller! The story of the Civil War's record number of living former and current presidents, and how the ex-Presidents? Club--for and against Abraham Lincoln (but mostly against)--maneuvered, seceded, plotted, advised, and aided during the Civil War while Lincoln navigated the minefield they created more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 73.95
The American Civil War (1861-65) was the bloodiest war of the nineteenth century and its impact continues to be felt today. It, and its origins have been studied more intensively than any other period in American history, yet it remains profoundly controversial. Brian Holden Reid's formidable volume is a major contribution to this ongoing historical... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2014; US$ 37.00
An important contribution to Lincoln scholarship, this thought-provoking work argues that Abraham Lincoln and the Religious Society of Friends faced a similar dilemma: how to achieve emancipation without extending the bloodshed and hardship of war. Organized chronologically so readers can see changes in Lincoln's thinking over time, the book explores... more...