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The Resource Becoming Lincoln, William W. Freehling

Becoming Lincoln, William W. Freehling

Label
Becoming Lincoln
Title
Becoming Lincoln
Statement of responsibility
William W. Freehling
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A biographical account of Abraham Lincoln's rises and falls on his improbable path to becoming the president who ended slavery" --
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
LBSOR/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1935-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Freehling, William W.
Dewey number
  • 973.7092
  • B
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Presidents
Target audience
adult
Label
Becoming Lincoln, William W. Freehling
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Prologue: A puzzling inauguration -- The rising Lincolns and the Kentucky plummet -- The Indiana plunge -- The Illinois crash -- The New Salem recovery -- The rise and fall of a state legislator -- The rise and limits of a pre-1850s lawyer -- The rise and turbulence of a marriage -- A congressional aspirant's rise -- The Congressional fall -- The Union's economic rescue -- Three climactic railroad cases -- The Peoria address and the strategy of defense -- The 1855 setback -- The lost/found speech -- The Dred Scott case and the Kansas finale -- The great debates -- The cunning revisions -- The Cooper Union address -- The Presidential election and the fruits of revision -- The erratic interregnum -- The troubled inaugural address -- Forts Sumter and Pickens and the emergence of an impressive administrator -- Epilogue: (Slowly) Becoming a coercive emancipator
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
x, 369 pages
Isbn
9780813941561
Lccn
2017061669
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40028554227
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
1043051100
Label
Becoming Lincoln, William W. Freehling
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Prologue: A puzzling inauguration -- The rising Lincolns and the Kentucky plummet -- The Indiana plunge -- The Illinois crash -- The New Salem recovery -- The rise and fall of a state legislator -- The rise and limits of a pre-1850s lawyer -- The rise and turbulence of a marriage -- A congressional aspirant's rise -- The Congressional fall -- The Union's economic rescue -- Three climactic railroad cases -- The Peoria address and the strategy of defense -- The 1855 setback -- The lost/found speech -- The Dred Scott case and the Kansas finale -- The great debates -- The cunning revisions -- The Cooper Union address -- The Presidential election and the fruits of revision -- The erratic interregnum -- The troubled inaugural address -- Forts Sumter and Pickens and the emergence of an impressive administrator -- Epilogue: (Slowly) Becoming a coercive emancipator
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
x, 369 pages
Isbn
9780813941561
Lccn
2017061669
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40028554227
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
1043051100

Library Locations

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