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Abraham Lincoln A Life (Hardcover)

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Format: Hardcover
ISBN-10: 0801889936
ISBN-13: 9780801889936
Sku: 208121407
Publish Date: 12/19/2008
Dimensions:  (in Inches) 10.5H x 7.25L x 4.75T
Pages:  1952
Age Range:  26 to UP
 
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In the first multi-volume biography of Abraham Lincoln to be published in decades, Lincoln scholar Michael Burlingame offers a fresh look at the life of one of America's greatest presidents. Incorporating the field notes of earlier biographers, along with decades of research in multiple manuscript archives and long-neglected newspapers, this remarkable work will both alter and reinforce current understanding of America's sixteenth president. Volume 1 covers Lincoln's early childhood, his experiences as a farm boy in Indiana and Illinois, his legal training, and the political ambition that led to a term in Congress in the 1840s. In volume 2, Burlingame examines Lincoln's life during his presidency and the Civil War, narrating in fascinating detail the crisis over Fort Sumter and Lincoln's own battles with relentless office seekers, hostile newspaper editors, and incompetent field commanders. Burlingame also offers new interpretations of Lincoln's private life, discussing his marriage to Mary Todd and the untimely deaths of two sons to disease. But through it all--his difficult childhood, his contentious political career, a fratricidal war, and tragic personal losses--Lincoln preserved a keen sense of humor and acquired a psychological maturity that proved to be the North's most valuable asset in winning the Civil War. Published to coincide with the 200th anniversary of Lincoln's birth, this landmark publication establishes Burlingame as the most assiduous Lincoln biographer of recent memory and brings Lincoln alive to modern readers as never before.
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Lincoln scholar Michael Burlingame's two-volume life of the 16th president of the United States is published on the 200th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's birth. Burlingame draws on a vast array of sources, including the working notes of previous Lincoln biographers to present Lincoln's life and career in an organized and freshly reworked manner. This set stands as a valuable and accessible central source on Lincolniana for individuals, families, and institutions. Selected as an Editor's Choice Book of the Year 2009 by Atlantic magazine.

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Product attributeBook Format:   Hardcover
Product attributeMinimum Age:   22
Product attributePublisher:   Johns Hopkins University Press
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