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Lincoln's administrations, 1861-April 15, 1865

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  • 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...

  • Der SD-Mann Johannes Schmidtby Rainer Orth

    Tectum Verlag 2012; US$ 27.08

    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...

  • Lincolnby Richard Carwardine

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 17.00

    As a defender of national unity, a leader in war, and the emancipator of slaves, Abraham Lincoln lays ample claim to being the greatest of our presidents. But the story of his rise to greatness is as complex as it is compelling. In this superb, prize-winning biography, acclaimed historian Richard Carwardine examines Lincoln?s dramatic political journey,... 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...

  • The Darkest Dawnby Thomas Goodrich

    Indiana University Press 2005; US$ 17.55

    "While waves of laughter echoed through the theater, James Ferguson kept his eyes focused on Abraham Lincoln. Although the president joined the crowd with a 'hearty laugh,' his interest seemingly lay more with someone below. With his right elbow resting on the arm of his chair and his chin lying carelessly... more...

  • Father Abrahamby Richard Striner

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 15.99

    Provides a fresh look at President Lincoln, aiming to challenge scholarship that has portrayed him as a passive or hesitant abolitionist, showing instead that he was both a moral visionary and shrewd political strategist. more...

  • Abraham Lincoln and Civil War Americaby William E. Gienapp

    Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 20.99

    Abraham Lincoln and Civil War America' is a short biography aimed at a general audience, but because of its short length, it will also be suitable for use on college courses in American history. The biography concentrates on Lincoln's years as president, with particular emphasis upon his role in determining the course and outcome of the Civil War. more...