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Lincoln Reconsidered Essays on the Civil War Era

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ISBN-10: 1504034023

ISBN-13: 9781504034029

Edition: N/A

Authors: David Herbert Donald

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A groundbreaking reassessment of the life and times of America's most revered president from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of LincolnFirst published in 1956 and revised and updated for the twenty-first century, Lincoln Reconsidered is a masterpiece of Civil War scholarship. In a dozen eloquent, witty, and incisive essays, the author of the definitive biography of Abraham Lincoln offers a fresh perspective on topics previously shrouded in myth and hagiography and brings the president's tough-mindedness, strategic acumen, and political flexibility into sharp focus.From Lincoln's patchwork education to his contradictory interpretations of the Constitution and the legacy of the Founding…    
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List price: $21.99
Publisher: Open Road Integrated Media, Inc.
Publication date: 3/22/2016
Binding: E-Book 
Pages: 210
Language: English

Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer and historian David Herbert Donald was born October 1, 1920 in Goodman, Miss. He married Aida DiPace in 1955, they had one child, Bruce Randall. He received an A.B. in 1941 from Millsaps College; an A.M. in 1942, and a Ph.D. from the University of Illinois in 1946. Donald has been an associate professor of history at Smith College and a professor of history at Columbia University; Princeton University and Johns Hopkins University. He was also Harry C. Warren Professor of American History, chair of the graduate program in American civilization, and professor emeritus at Harvard University. Much of Donald's work involves exploring and interpreting the…