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The Political Lincoln An Encyclopedia by Martin J. Hershock

The Political Lincoln An Encyclopedia


The Political Lincoln An Encyclopedia by Martin J. Hershock

Meticulously detailed coverage of the life, politics, and legacy of one of our nation&BAD:rsquo;s most influential presidents Drawing on the latest in Lincoln scholarship, The Political Lincoln: An Encyclopedia&BAD:mdash;published to coincide with the bicentennial of Lincoln&BAD:rsquo;s birth&BAD:mdash;uniquely addresses the political aspects of the sixteenth president&BAD:rsquo;s actions, influence, and legacy. Detailed entries present sophisticated yet accessible analysis of Lincoln&BAD:rsquo;s democratic ideas and policies about slavery and emancipation, the emergence of the Republican Party, how Lincoln viewed the Civil War and how the war affected him, the major and minor figures in his life, and much, much more.

About the Author

Martin J. Hershock is Associate Professor and Department Chair of History at the University of Michigan-Dearborn and the author of The Paradox of Progress: Economic Change, Individual Enterprise, and Political Culture in Michigan. Paul Finkelman is President William McKinley Professor of Law and Public Policy at Albany Law School and the author of more than twenty books including the Library of Congress Civil War Desk Reference.

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Publication date

15th October 2008


Martin J. Hershock

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CQ Press an imprint of SAGE Publications Inc


607 pages


Constitution: government & the state



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