Abraham Lincoln, man and American

by Wise, Stephen Samuel

Publisher: Published for the Free Synagogue by Block Pub. Co. in New York

Written in English
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  • Lincoln, Abraham, -- 1809-1865

Edition Notes

Cover title.

Statementby Stephen S. Wise.
SeriesFree Synagogue pulpit -- V. III, no. 2, February 1915.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE457.8 .W8
The Physical Object
PaginationP. 23-40,
Number of Pages40
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17792529M
OCLC/WorldCa14508571

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Oates's unique exploration of America's sixteenth president in reality and memory/5(4). Abraham Lincoln was an American politician and lawyer who served as the 16th President of the United States from March until his assassination in April Lincoln led the United States through its Civil War—its bloodiest war and perhaps its greatest moral, constitutional, and political crisis.

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Long considered a classic, Benjamin P. Thomas’s Abraham Lincoln: A Biography takes an incisive look at one of American history’s greatest figures.

Originally published in to wide acclaim, this eloquent account rises above previously romanticized depictions of the sixteenth president to reveal the real Lincoln: a complex, shrewd, and dynamic individual whose exceptional life has long.

Abraham Lincoln towers above the others who have held the office of president—the icon of greatness, the pillar of strength whose words bound up the nation's wounds. His presidency is the hinge on which American history pivots, the time when the young republic collapsed of its own contradictions and a new birth of freedom, sanctified by blood.

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An essential book for any student of Lincoln and American history, Abraham Lincoln: The Man Behind the Myths is acclaimed Lincoln biographer Stephen B.

Oates's unique exploration of America's sixteenth president in reality and memory. In this multifaceted portrait, Oates, "the most popular historical interpreter of Lincoln" (Gabor S. Boritt, New York Times Book Review), exposes the human side /5(). Undoubtedly the most revered leader in American history, Abraham Lincoln has had more books written about him than all our nation's presidents put together.

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In truth, we can do no better than to emulate our 16th president: a man of dogged, so very American, ambition, but also one whose resolve was always tempered by an unswerving determination never to compromise his personal integrity. Never boring, our Lincoln.

He is a simple man.