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Lincoln Reshapes the Presidency

Edited by: Charles Hubbard
Product Code: H619
ISBN: 9780865548176
Product Format: Hardback
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How Abraham Lincoln redefined the presidency Charles M. Hubbard, editor The essays included here were delivered at the Lincoln Symposium ( April 26–28, 2001) and are from some of the most respected Lincoln scholars and Civil War historians writing today. They focus on the permanent changes brought about by Lincoln during the ordeal he shared with the American people. The Civil War reshaped ideas about government and forever changed the United States. Lincoln, more than any man, influenced the outcome of the war and the changes that followed. How did Abraham Lincoln redefine the office of the president? The essays in this book explore the subtle perceptions to this question. Lincoln was at once a man and a president. He reacted to issues both as a person and a president. Essaysists are: Michael Burlingame Lucas E. Morel Jennifer Fleischner Phillip Shaw Paludan William C. Harris Gerald J. Prokopowicz Charles M. Hubbard John R. Sellers James M. McPherson Michael Vorenberg William Lee Miller Frank J. Williams
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