The Lincoln-Douglas Debates : The First Complete, Unexpurgated Text (Paperback) - Holzer, Harold/ Holzer, Harold (INT)/ Lincoln, Abraham/ Douglas, Stephen Arnold

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The seven debates between Abraham Lincoln and Stephen Douglas held during the Illinois senatorial race of 1858 are among the most important statements in American political history, dramatic struggles over the issues that would tear apart the nation in the Civil War: the virtues of a republic and the evils of slavery. In this acclaimed book, Holzer brings us as close as possible to what Lincoln and Douglas actually said, Using transcripts of Lincoln''s speeches as recorded by the pro-Douglas newspaper, and vice-versa, he offers the most reliable, unedited record available of the debates. Also included are background on the sites, crowd comments, and a new introduction.A vivid, boisterous picture of politics during our most divisive period.This fresh, fascinating examination.. deserves a place in all American history collection.-Library Journal

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Publisher Fordham Univ Pr
Mfg Part# 9780823223428
SKU 36282177
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0823223426
Release Date 4/10/2007
Physical
Dimensions (in Inches) 8H x 5.75L x 0.75T
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0394
Publisher Fordham University Press
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