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Lincoln Emancipated: The President and the Politics of Race

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Beschreibung

Beschreibung

Abraham Lincoln has long been revered by blacks and whites alike as the "Great Emancipator." What personal beliefs did Lincoln hold about the inherent differences or similarities between blacks and whites? How did his vision for race relations change as a result of the Civil War? This volume attempts to answer these questions.

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Allen C. Guelzo opens the volume with a thought-provoking foreword. Brian R. Dirck is Assistant Professor of History and Political Science at Anderson University and is the author of two other books about Lincoln.

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""Lincoln Emancipated" points the way toward a new understanding of Lincoln that absorbs the most valid points of each side and rejects their emotionally or politically motivated exaggerations."--Gerald Prokopowicz, East Carolina University"This collection is unique in its sustained discussion of Lincoln's racial views and emancipation policy."--Thomas Schwartz, Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum"A thoughtful study that seeks to delve behind the propaganda and into the heart of a noble albeit imperfect (and therefore utterly human) President."--"The Midwest Book Review"
EAN: 9780875803593
ISBN: 0875803598
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Januar 2007
Seitenanzahl: 189 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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