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- Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 20.00
?If you read one book about Lincoln, make it A. Lincoln .?? USA Today NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The Washington Post ? The Philadelphia Inquirer ? The Christian Science Monitor ? St. Louis Post-Dispatch. NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER WINNER OF THE CHRISTOPHER AWARD Everyone wants to define the man who signed his name... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 15.00
In this captivating double life, Adam Gopnik searches for the men behind the icons of emancipation and evolution. Born by cosmic coincidence on the same day in 1809 and separated by an ocean, Lincoln and Darwin coauthored our sense of history and our understanding of man?s place in the world. Here Gopnik reveals these two men as they really were: family... more...
- Sourcebooks, Inc. 2008; US$ 22.95
1858 explores the events and personalities of the year that would send the Americas North and South on a collision course culminating in the slaughter of 630,000 of the nations young men, a greater number than died in any other American conflict. more...
- Penguin Group US 2008; US$ 4.99
Born to a family of farmers, Lincoln stood out from an early age?literally! (He was six feet four inches tall.) As sixteenth President of the United States, he guided the nation through the Civil War and saw the abolition of slavery. But Lincoln was tragically shot one night at Ford?s Theater?the first President to be assassinated. Over 100 black-and-white... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 18.00
By the 1920s, Abraham Lincoln had transcended the lingering controversies of the Civil War to become a secular saint, honored in North and South alike for his steadfast leadership in crisis. Throughout the Great Depression and World War II, Lincoln was invoked countless times as a reminder of America’s strength and wisdom, a commanding ideal... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2009; US$ 42.00
In 1861, Americans became engaged in a bloody civil war in which more than 600,000 Americans lost their lives. The conflict began after several states withdrew from the Union. "Causes of the Civil War: The Differences Between the North and South" examines the sectional rivalries that surfaced in the early 19th century and intensified in the... more...
- LSU Press 2009; US$ 19.95
On May 1, 1865, two weeks after Abraham Lincoln?s assassination, recently inaugurated president Andrew Johnson appointed John Frederick Hartranft to command the military prison at the Washington Arsenal, where the U.S. government had just incarcerated the seven men and one woman accused of complicity in the shooting. From that day through the execution... more...
- Basic Books 2010; US$ 16.95
Set against the backdrop of the Civil War, The Assassin?s Accomplice tells the gripping story of the conspiracy to assassinate Abraham Lincoln through experience of its only female participant. Confederate sympathizer Mary Surratt ran a boarding house in Washington, and the depth of her complicity in the murder of President Lincoln has been debated... more...
- Penguin Group US 2011; US$ 13.00
Commemorating the 150th anniversary of the beginning of the American Civil War. This well-rounded selection of Abraham Lincoln's finest speeches combines the classic and obscure, the lyrical and historical, and the inspirational and intellectual to present a historical arc marking periods of the Civil War-crisis, outbreak, escalation, victory,... more...
- LSU Press 2011; US$ 24.95
During the Civil War, Missouri presented President Abraham Lincoln, United States military commanders, and state officials with an array of complex and difficult problems. Although Missouri did not secede, a large minority of residents owned slaves, sympathized with secession, or favored the Confederacy. Many residents joined a Confederate state militia,... more...