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Lincoln's administrations, 1861-April 15, 1865

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  • Loathing Lincolnby John McKee Barr

    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...

  • Emancipation, the Union Army, and the Reelection of Abraham Lincolnby Jonathan W. White

    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...

  • 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...

  • Presidents' Warby Chris DeRose

    Lyons Press 2014; US$ 27.99

    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...

  • Der SD-Mann Johannes Schmidtby Rainer Orth

    Tectum Verlag 2012; US$ 24.98

    Hauptbeschreibung "Man hat mich gewarnt, dass mir Gefahr drohe. Aber ein preußischer Offizier fürchtet sich nicht!" (Kurt von Schleicher am Tag vor seiner Ermordung). Kurt von Schleicher war der wohl glückloseste Kanzler, den Deutschland je hatte: Nach einer Amtszeit von nicht einmal zwei Monaten musste er am 28. Januar 1933 seinen Platz räumen und... more...

  • Lincoln's Menby William C. Davis

    Free Press 1999; US$ 20.99

    I sit down to write you (a Soldier's Friend!)...My kind Friend of Friends you have the power to help me a grate deal...I have great Confidence in our Good President hoe has dun a grate deal for us poor Soldiers... So wrote Private Joe Hass to Abraham Lincoln, February 20, 1864. Like an extraordinary number of his fellow Union soldiers, he loved Lincoln... more...

  • Lincoln in American Memoryby Merrill D. Peterson

    Oxford University Press 1995; US$ 34.99

    Lincoln's death, like his life, was an event of epic proportions. When the president was struck down at his moment of triumph, writes Merrill Peterson, "sorrow--indescribable sorrow" swept the nation. After lying in state in Washington, Lincoln's body was carried by a special funeral train to Springfield, Illinois, stopping in major cities along the... more...

  • The Fate of Libertyby Mark E. Neely Jr.

    Oxford University Press 1992; US$ 22.99

    If Abraham Lincoln was known as the Great Emancipator, he was also the only president to suspend the writ of habeas corpus. Indeed, Lincoln's record on the Constitution and individual rights has fueled a century of debate, from charges that Democrats were singled out for harrassment to Gore Vidal's depiction of Lincoln as an "absolute dictator." Now,... more...

  • Manhuntby James L Swanson

    HarperCollins US 2006; US$ 12.99

    Recounts the escape of John Wilkes Booth, Abraham Lincoln's assassin, and follows the intensive search for him from the streets of Washington, D.C., through the swamps of Maryland, into the forests of Virginia. more...